Jon keeps waking up from a recurring bad dream to find that he is missing his arms and parts of his legs. Kept constantly sedated, as Jon’s body disappears his nightmare gets worse. The nurses seem to hate him and the doctor won’t answer his questions. Who is Joe? Why do they keep calling him by that name? Tense and horrifying, this story compels the reader to its chilling climax. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers of 14+.
‘Perfectly paced, this story is incredibly atmospheric, in the most creepy and horrifying way.’ – Literary Mice
‘Jon for Short carries the reader to a dramatic climax with clever use of repetition – repeating words for impact, repeating the whole dream sequence, but revealing a little bit more each time.’ – Babbleabout
‘A darkly twisted thriller for teens and older children who like to be frightened.’ – The Bookbag