The Game

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Horror lurks where you least expect it.

A village where everyone knows everyone else. A game that forbids you to speak. A mysterious whisper you can’t disobey.

  • Stephen King-style, tension in a young-adult tale that grapples with the themes, fears and angst of this generation using a simple, direct writing style that shoots straight to the heart.

  • If you loved 13 Reasons Why.

  • A novel born from Do You Have A Story?, a contest for children under 18 to select the best idea for a story.


GENRE Thriller
FIRST PUBLISHER Mondadori (Italy), 2018


Lucia has a patient scientist by her side and a house full of books. In addition to writing novels, she works in cinema and animation.






Davide is not only a sci-fi and children’s author, but also a journalist and videogame translator. In 2018, Red Stars, one of his internationally successful books, won In Other Words – BookTrust’s Book in Translation Award in London. In 2017, he won the Italian Andersen Award with The Pocket Watch Gang, the adventure he dreams of having lived as a child. Then, in 2018, he was a finalist at Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis in Germany. In 2019, he won the Prix des Bouquineurs en Seine in France and the Vlag and Wimpel in the Netherlands.