Gaslight (Paperback)
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Paperback 208 Pages / Published: 06/04/2017
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1899. All Nansi knows is that her mother disappeared on the day she was fished out of Cardiff docks. She can't remember anything else. Now, with no other family to turn to, she works for Sid at the Empire Theatre, sometimes legally, sometimes thieving to order, trying to earn enough money to hire a detective to find her mother. Everything changes when Constance and Violet join the theatre, both with their own dark secrets. Nansi is forced to be part of Violet's crooked psychic act. But it's when Constance recognises her, and realises who her mother must be, that Nansi's world is turned upside down forever. She is soon on the run for her life and she will have to risk everything if she's going to find the truth.

Publisher: Firefly Press Ltd
ISBN: 9781910080542
Number of pages: 208
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
A darkly delicious romp through the backstreets of Victorian Cardiff. I loved it!' Emma Carroll, (Frost Hollow Hall, Strange Star); 'Keep an eye out for this firecracker, folks - it's gorgeously raw, dark and Dickensian.' Lucy Strange, (The Secret of Nightgale Wood)

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“Victorian Cardiff”

Sets the scene in Victorian times wonderfully! Struggles, hardships, theatre and a touch of mystery!
What did happen to her mum? Why was she stranded alone? Who is looking after her and why?
An excellent read (and a... More

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“A fun (and sometimes sinister) romp through Victorian Cardiff”

I love historical fiction and, when it comes to Middle Grade historical fiction, the Victorian era is such a wonderful introduction to historical fiction and to history - especially as, in the UK at least, the... More

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