Fledgling (Paperback)Lucy Hope (author)
A dark, gothic adventure set deep in a Bavarian forest, with angels and owls and magic and a boy who isn't all that he seems to be...
A cherub is blown into Cassie Engel's bedroom during a thunderstorm, triggering a series of terrifying events. Cassie must discover if its arrival was an accident or part of something more sinister.
With a self-obsessed opera singer for a mother, a strange taxidermist father, and a best friend who isn't quite what he seems, Cassie is forced to unearth the secrets of her family's past. As the dark forces gather around them, can Cassie protect all that she holds dear?
The fantastic debut novel from Lucy Hope, with cover illustration by Anna Shepeta.
Publisher: Nosy Crow Ltd
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 250 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 21 mm
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