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The Woman in the Wood

by Lesley Pearse

eBooks of the Month Historical Fiction Sagas and Romance

The Woman in the Wood Synopsis

'A gripping new novel' HELLO! Magazine _______________ London, 1960 The lives of teenage twins Maisy and Duncan change forever the night their sick mother is taken to an asylum. Sent to live in the New Forest with their cold-hearted grandmother, Mrs Mitcham, they feel unloved and abandoned. And when one day Duncan doesn't come home from exploring in the forest, no one - least of all his grandmother - appears to care about his disappearance. The police, who've found the bodies of other missing boys, offer little hope of finding Duncan alive. Yet Maisy refuses to give up. Though she doesn't know the woods well, she knows someone who does. The strange old woman who lives at their heart. Dare Maisy enlist the help of the woman in the wood? _______________ 'A real page-turner, a family story that is multi-layered just as you'd expect from Lesley Pearse, who is deservedly one of the world's favourite story tellers' My Weekly 'Characters it is impossible not to care about . . . this is storytelling at its very best' Daily Mail

The Woman in the Wood Press Reviews

A real page-turner, a family story that is multi-layered just as you'd expect from Lesley Pearse, who is deservedly one of the world's favourite story tellers - My Weekly

A gripping new novel - HELLO! Magazine

Praise for Lesley Pearse - -

Heart-warming and evocative, a real delight to read - Sun

A narrative that gallops along, this is quintessential Pearse that will delight her army of readers - Daily Mail

Glorious, heartwarming - Woman & Home

Evocative, compelling, told from the heart - Sunday Express

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All versions of this book

ISBN: 9781405921084
Publication date: 31/01/2018
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781405921053
Publication date: 29/06/2017
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781405921084
Publication date: 31st January 2018
Author: Lesley Pearse
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 416 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Historical Fiction, Sagas and Romance,
Categories: Historical fiction, Historical romance, Sagas,

About Lesley Pearse

Lesley Pearse's novels have sold over ten million copies worldwide and include most recently Dead to Me, Without a Trace, Survivor, Forgive Me and The Promise. Her new novel The Woman in the Wood  is a powerful, passionate and sinister tale of a young woman's courage, friendship and determination. Author Photo © Charlotte Murphy

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