Author(s): Paul Durham
Luck Uglies was a name whispered around the docks and darkest taverns, places the law dare not tread...Rye has grown up hearing the legend of the Luck Uglies - notorious deadly outlaws who once stalked the streets. Now they have faded to ghosts and rumours and Rye isn't sure they ever existed. Then on the night of the Black Moon, a mysterious stranger known only as Harmless, steps from the shadows to save Rye's life and Rye learns that sometimes it takes a villain to save you from the monsters...Enter a thrilling world of secrets and fantastical adventure from a phenomenal new writing talent.
"The Luck Uglies has it all: a feisty heroine, monstrous creatures, and a brimful of humor, and horror, to keep the readers turning the pages." Joseph Delaney, Author of The Spook's Apprentice series "Everything I look for in a book" Cai, age 11 "Made me stay up too late reading because I was so gripped... impossible to put down! Overall a great read and would definitely recommend this book to anyone, it's that good!" Joel 12. "Amazing! If I hadn't had to sleep I would have read it in one go." Bill, age 12 "Excellent. Really fun to read" Louis, age 12
Paul works as a lawyer and lives in New Hampshire with his family and an enormous, bushy cat. He writes in an abandoned chicken coop at the edge of a swamp and keeps a tiny porcelain frog in his pocket for good luck.