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Million Dollar Gift


Ian Somers

After winning The Million Dollar Gift, a contest whihc challenges people to prove they have a superhuman skill, Ross's identity is revealed and he now has fame to deal with...

Fiction 10+

272 pages
196x130 mm
Out of Stock
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Pub. Date:
7th May 2012

Ross Bentley has a gift – he can move things with his mind.

Ross has always known he was different, but he’s kept his talent secret, even from those closest to him. Everything changes when he hears about a contest called The Million Dollar Gift – a wealthy businessman has pledged a million dollars to anyone who can prove they have superhuman powers. It’s too good a chance to miss …

But Ross finds himself drawn ever deeper into a world of corruption and peril. His gift puts him in danger from powerful foes, but also introduces him to people and talents he can hardly believe exist …

A fast-paced ride into a hidden world of extraordinary gifts and deadly enemies.

A native of Dublin, Ian Somers studied art in Senior College Ballyfermot. This is his first novel for children.

'a gripping story' 

Books Ireland


'fast-paced, riveting and insightful ... highly recommended gripping read' 


'many teenage boys will enjoy the story with its focus on the paranormal, the exciting fights and the thriller element'

School Librarian

'Ross is a funny, loveable and courageous character; you can't help but fall in love with him'

'beautifully written ... touching and exciting'


'Ian Somers is comparable to Rowling, Horowitz or Riordan in his deliverance of the story'

'a fast-paced, humour-filled science-fiction novel'

'engaging, unpretentious narrative ... fun and quite original'

Love Reading Teen reviews

fast-paced read, with plenty of action, mystery and well-thought out background


a young man’s journey from childhood into the exciting, often daunting world of adulthood ... A modern day catcher in the wry



‘Ian Somers has created brilliant characters and a captivating plot … his writing will draw you in and keep you hooked ...an absolutely brilliant book, really easy to read and will keep you hooked ..a must-read for lovers of adventure, the supernatural, romance, crime and teen novels! ...‘this book is electric!’

‘5/5. I cannot wait for the sequel!

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