MG Novel - FantasyHonorary Mentioned in Undiscovered Voices 2012
Ruby's life consists of studying, working, and looking after her incompetent stepmother and infant half-brother. All this changes when she find a book, 'The Hunters Tale' where The Hunter is on the trail of the dangerous Little Red Riding Hood.
Ruby starts to see a resemblance between a plague of baby deaths in a book and an epidemic that is making infants poorly in real life. She needs to work out whether they are related; are the babies illnesses are caused by disease or the work of a fairytale villain. Will Ruby work out the riddle, in time to save her baby brother?