by Marie-louise Jensen

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Dark secrets and forbidden love are a treacherous combination, in this page-turning adventure. Charlotte must escape from her old life. Disguising herself as a stable boy, she seeks refuge at a grand country estate. There, she meets Belle, a horse so beautiful and kind Charlotte almost forgets the disturbing events that forced her into hiding. But as she's stopped running from her past, it's rapidly catching up with her.

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Charlotte's life has been torn apart. She must flee the city, leaving behind everything she knows. With no family left, Charlotte seeks solace in the horses around her. She understands them, and they understand her. None so much as Belle, a horse so beautiful and kind Charlotte almost forgets the disturbing events that forced her into hiding. But once you stop running from the past, it can quickly catch up with you long will Charlotte be safe from a stranger who has sworn to find her - wherever she tries to hide...

Runaway Press Reviews

'With feisty heroines and rich period details, Jensen is one of the best historical writers around.'  The Bookseller

'Jensen's storytelling is enthralling and improves book by book.'  The Scotsman

'Marie-Louise Jensen's characters are always well written, the historical details excellent and the pictures she paints always incredibly vivid.'  Birmingham Post

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ISBN: 9780192735355
Publication date: 05/06/2014
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780192735355
Publication date: 5th June 2014
Author: Marie-louise Jensen
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 320 pages
Genres: NewGen - YA Fiction, eBook Favourites,
Categories: Historical fiction (Children's / Teenage), Romance & relationships stories (Children's / Teenage),

About Marie-louise Jensen

Marie-Louise Jensen was born in Henley-on-Thames to an English father and Danish mother. She studied Scandinavian and German with literature at the UEA and has lived in Denmark and Germany. After teaching English at a German university for four years, Marie-Louise returned to England. She completed an MA in Writing for Young People at the Bath Spa University in 2005. Marie-Louise now lives in Bath, reads, reviews and writes books for young people and home educates her two sons. Marie-Louise’s first novel, Between Two Seas, received brilliant reviews and found many fans, as well as being shortlisted for ...

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