By Julie Hunt
The glorious tale of a tender lady who needs to run for her existence simply because she has introduced undesirable success to her village...Classic adventure-fantasy through an writer with a wonderful and unique storytelling voice.
'A gripping tale...Both magical and fantastically precise, this new global attracts us into common struggles of survival, loyalty and freedom, as secrets and techniques construct and holiday round us like weather.' ANNA FIENBERG
Peat is at the run - compelled to escape for her lifestyles whilst she's blamed for bringing undesirable success to her village. She heads for the never-ending marshes, the place she's stuck by way of an outdated healer-woman who makes Peat her apprentice and teaches her the ability of storytelling.
But a narrative could be a harmful factor. it might probably take you out of 1 global and go away you stranded in one other - and Peat reveals herself trapped in an eerie position past the Silver River the place time stands nonetheless. Her in simple terms associates are a 900-year-old boy and his ghost hound, plus a small and slippery modern - a crafty creature that will sink his tooth into your leg one minute, and keep your existence the next.
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Song for a Scarlet Runner by Julie Hunt