21 November 2018
Costa award-winner Linda Newbery brings K.M. Peyton’s legendary Flambards series into the present day in this moving novel, which will delight fans both old and new.
Grace Russell and her newly-single mother are leaving their suburban home for Flambards house, out in the Essex countryside. The house has a long history, but for Grace, everything feels wrong. She doesn’t want yet another change.
However, in spite of herself, she finds herself becoming involved with two boy: Jamie, who leads her down a path of thrilling freedom, and deeply troubled Marcus, dealing with his difficult, potentially violent father. Over time, Grace discovers her own links to the house, and in turn, her own place in the world.
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