On a cold night, Stephen Dene went to the Eton boathouse to perform a desperate act. But someone stopped him along the way, sending his life in a new and decidedly strange direction–leading him to London, to two new friends, and to a world of shadows and mystery.
(Is this book available in the US and elsewhere?)
It's really cute, 86 pages long and made for this year's World Book Day. The cover is seriously nice, too. :D