The second world war is over in the quiet town of Norton. When wild, dangerous, break-all-the-rules Natalie arrives, thirteen-year-old Lizzie is drawn irresistibly to the new girl from the wrong side of the tracks. Desperate for Natalie s friendship and respect, Lizzie soon discovers a side of the town and of herself that she had never imagined. As the girls grow closer, Natalie and her strange, eerie brother, Philip, reveal a shocking secret. For Philip has a second sight, and all around them he sees evil - left-over Nazis lying in wait until the time is right for revenge. Natalie and Philip believe it s up to them to root these people out of Norton. Lizzie is swept up in what starts as a thrilling game - but the consequences of Philip s gift quickly spiral into disaster.