Romance & Sagas
SynopsisNell knows that she shares a very special past with her cousins, Edmund and Perry. In and around Gloucester they used to play, quarrel and perhaps fall in love a little. When a strange young man arrives in their midst, Nell discovers with a shock that he too shares some of their mysterious past - that old railway coach in the forest where Nell's parents first fell in love. But the forest still holds its secrets, and the uncertainties which Nell and her cousins experience can only be satisfied when the mystery is revealed.
Audiobook of the Month
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...