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UK Publisher: Egmont

Seed loves you. Seed will never let you go.

Fifteen-year-old Pearl has lived her whole life protected within the small community at Seed, where they worship Nature and idolise their leader, Papa S. When some outsiders arrive, everything changes. Pearl experiences feelings that she never knew existed and begins to realise that there is darkness at the heart of Seed. A darkness from which she must escape, before it’s too late.


‘With shocker twists, SEED is an edge-of-your-seat read from beginning to end. Insanely good – one of the best books I’ve read this year.’ – Kate Ormand

‘We are obsessed with Seed and its handling of the topic of a cult. It’s unlike anything we’ve ever read before and we applaud Lisa for writing such an excellent first novel.’ – YA Love

‘This is the definition of a captivating read.’ – Do YA Read Me

‘A chilling and heartbreaking coming-of-age story of life within a cult, Seed will take readers on a journey of gripping self-discovery reminiscent of The Handmaid’s Tale.’ – YA Shot

‘By now there’s probably nobody left who hasn’t heard me banging on about how much I adored Lisa Heathfield’s debut novel, Seed.’ – Writing From the Tub

‘Haunting story of life within a cult experienced through the eyes of fifteen-year-old Pearl… A wonderful debut novel with a shocking conclusion.’ – The Guardian

Before becoming a mum to her three sons, Lisa Heathfield was a secondary school English teacher and loved inspiring teenagers...