Sometimes, all you can do is run ...When Mark Stamp fires an air gun through the window of his father's shed, he's afraid he may have damaged something. But what he discovers is far worse. Peering through the broken window, he sees such a horrifying sight that he has to flee for his life. His older sister, Ruby, may not be officially old enough to drive, but she can handle the family's van, and Mark, Ruby and the baby set off on a hair-raising adventure across country, escaping the past and their violent father. In her electrifying new novel of family secrets and small-town scandals, Mandy Sayer deftly weaves raw suspense with exquisite prose. The Night Has a Thousand Eyes is a vivid and haunting tale of three kids on the run - and of rumours that spread like wildfire while the truth hides closer to home .
Winner of Sisters in Crime's Davitt Awards: Best Young Adult Novel 2008.