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The Woman in the Wood

ISBN 
9781405921060
Format 
Trade Paperback
Recommended Price 
R295.00
Published 
July 2017
About the book: 

Fifteen-year-old Maisy Mitcham and her twin brother Duncan lose their mother to an asylum one night in 1960.

The twins are sent to their grandmother's country house, Nightingales. Cold and distant, she leaves them to their own devices, to explore and to grow. That is until the day Duncan doesn't come home from the woods.

With their grandmother seeming to have little interest in her grandson's disappearance, and the police soon giving up hope, it is left to Maisy to discover the truth. And she will start with Grace Deville. A woman who lives alone in the wood, about whom rumours abound...

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About the Author
Lesley Pearse was told as a child that she had too much imagination for her own good. When she grew up she worked her way through a number of jobs, including nanny, bunny girl, dressmaker and full-time mother before, at the age of forty-nine, she became a published writer.
 
Since then Lesley has become a bestselling author with over ten million of her books sold worldwide.
 
Lesley lives in Devon, United Kingdom and has three daughters and three grandchildren.
 
Photograph © Charlotte Murphy.

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