SynopsisThe twins' unorthodox childhood - as evacuee babies in Cornwall, at boarding school, then living with their Aunt Maggie - made them grow up self-sufficient. Miranda was the vibrant, flamboyant one. Meg was quieter, more self-effacing, but it was she who always knew when anything bad was happening to Miranda. As they grew up, the bond between them held - until Meg went back to Cornwall and fell in love. Their lives shifted, but the link was still there, in spite of all that was to happen.
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A Love Like Blood - Marcus Sedgwick
A Love Like Blood is Marcus Sedgwick's first adult novel - intelligently chilling, it's a dark, compelling read about how a man's life can change in a moment; about where the desire for truth - and for revenge - can lead; about love and fear and hatred. And it is also about the question of blood...
In 1944, just days after the liberation of Paris, Charles Jackson sees something horrific: a man, apparently drinking the blood of a murdered woman. Terrified, he does nothing, telling himself that worse things happen in wars. Seven years later he returns to the city - and sees the same man dining in the company of a fascinating young woman. When they leave the restaurant, Charles decides to follow...