Glasbarnen series by Kristina Ohlsson (#01~2)
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Overview: Kristina Ohlsson is a political scientist and until recently held the position of Counter-Terrorism Officer at OSCE (the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe). She has previously worked at the Swedish Security Service, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and the Swedish National Defense College, where she was a junior expert on the Middle East conflict and the foreign policy of the European Union. Kristina lives in Stockholm.
Genre: Fiction | Children/Young Adult
1. The Glass Children
Billie is forced to leave the only home she’s ever known when her mother decides they should move to a new house in a small town. Musty furniture and odd belongings fill the old, dilapidated building, the ghostly remains of its previous tenants – including two small glass figures, one boy and one girl.
The neighbours and local community are hiding something, Billie can tell – a secret about the house, a secret of its past. Then Billie notices that the glass figures have moved when the house was empty. Soon after, a tiny handprint appears on a dusty table – the handprint of a small child. Billie is certain that they are being haunted. But her mother thinks Billie is making it up With the help of her new friend Aladdin, Billie desperately tries to uncover the house’s dark, tragic history . . . leading her closer to the chilling truth.
2. The Silver Boy
They thought ghosts didn’t exist . . .
But when Aladdin’s parents discover food is being stolen from their restaurant, he and his friends decide to investigate.
Soon, Aladdin notices a strange boy – dressed in short trousers, despite the freezing cold. But as hard as he tries to catch him, the boy always disappears – leaving no tracks in the fresh snow. Before long, Aladdin and his friends are pulled into a web of secrets and history, treasure and crime. Can they uncover the mystery of the curious Silver Boy?