The Clone Conspiracy
by Simon Rose
Luke's best friend, Patrick, has disappeared on the eve of his birthday. Has he run away? Patrick's sister Emma doesn't think so and neither does Luke. Together Luke and Emma set out to unravel the mystery of Patrick's disappearance, but soon their own lives are at risk.
Themes: Science-fiction, history, fantasy, magic
“Smart kids outwit evil scientists in this mini-science fiction thriller dealing with clones, implanted embryos and personality downloads...kids can enjoy the fast-paced action—each little chapter a real cliff-hanger." Victoria Times
Simon Rose was born in Derbyshire, England. He graduated from university with a degree in history and has lived in Canada since 1990. He is also a graduate of the Institute of Children's Literature of West Redding, CT. Simon offers a wide variety of presentations, workshops and author-in-residence programs for schools and libraries, covering such topics as the writing process, editing and revisions. He is a regular speaker at conferences and festivals, and has served as a juror for numerous literary prizes and awards, including the Governor General's Literary Award for Children's Literature in 2007. Simon, his two children, and his dog and cat live in Calgary. Brit Writers speaks with Simon Rose