Phoenix is the son of a computer expert whose job is to develop virtual reality games. He is keen to test the new one, based on a nightmare world of bloodsucking vampyrs and terrifying werewolves, poised to invade our own world. After his battle with the evil Gamesmaster in SHADOW OF THE MINOTAUR, Phoenix knows this is for real, and he enters the deadly computer game knowing he must win or never come back. Interwoven with the everyday reality of Phoenix's life at home and at school, this is a thrilling, page-turning adventure.
Alan Gibbons is a full time writer and a visiting speaker and lecturer at schools, colleges and literary events nationwide, including the major Book Festivals: Edinburgh, Northern Children's Book Festival, Swansea, Cheltenham, Sheffield and Salford. Alan is also a key contributor at the QCA/National Literary Strategy 'Writing Together' conferences. He lives in Liverpool with his wife and four children.