Hamish Ellerby lives in Starkley, 

the fourth most-boring town in Britain,

where nothing exciting EVER happens.


Until now. Because Hamish has started to notice something unusual.


Every once in a while, the world just… stops. The birds in the air. The people outside.

The clock on the wall. Everything. Stops. Everything, that is, except for Hamish…

But WHY is the world pausing? WHERE are all the grown-ups vanishing to?

WHAT are those horribly hideous creatures that keep appearing?

And WHO are the mysterious PDF who think they have the answers??





Nobody knows it yet, but the people

of Earth are in big, big trouble.

Like – HUGE trouble. Oh, come on,

where’s your imagination?

Double what you’re thinking!





This may look like just a completely

and utterly ordinary book. But it’s not.

This book knows something

terrifying: that the people of Earth

face their gravest, grimmest threat yet!