by Tweedie, Trudi | Fiction & related items
Published 06/02/2020 by Chicken House Ltd
Paperback | 288 pages
A stunning classic horror story - perfect for fans of
'[A] wonderful twisted gothic novel ... [an] evocation of
a weird and wonderful world with compulsive characters and a cracking
mystery at it's core.' THE TIMES
'Oozing atmosphere, this reads like a teenage version of recent
gothic fantasies like The Binding or The Familiars:
deliciously chilling Elizabethan tale with an injection
of horror.' THE OBSERVER
'[An] atmospheric gothic chiller' THE INDEPENDENT
When Iseabail is employed by a wealthy merchant to be his daughter's
companion, she's transported from her humble island home to
a grand house in the Scottish borderlands.
Why has she been summoned here? And will she ever make it back
A stunningly atmospheric YA Elizabethan horror set in
the Scottish borderlands, written with a unique and original voice.
Jane Eyre meets Susan Hill with a YA twist and gently
Winner of the Times/Chicken House Children's Fiction
Competition 2018; the first YA entry to win.