Glassheart (Paperback)Katharine Orton (author)
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A bewitching adventure set in the wilds of post-war Dartmoor, Orton’s tale of powerful magic and sinister folklore is perfect reading for fans of Catherine Doyle and Abi Elphinstone.
Through the glass, the magic is waiting...
Nona and her uncle travel everywhere together, replacing stained-glass windows in war-torn buildings. When a mysterious commission takes them to the lonely moors of Dartmoor, Nona discovers a wild and powerful magic which threatens everything. Can Nona protect those she loves - even if it means fighting darkness itself?
An enchanting magical adventure set in the wild moors of Dartmoor - the second middle-grade novel from the bestselling author of Nevertell; beautifully imaginative a rich adventure about determination, courage and the power of love, set in the aftermath of World War Two. Perfect for fans of Abi Elphinstone, Sophie Anderson and Catherine Doyle.
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 234 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 20 mm
'Rich and atmospheric, Glassheart feels like a long-lost folktale brimming with ghostly magic.' - Jennifer Bell
'A masterfully written story surging with powerful energy, as brilliant as the finest stained glass. Nona is a heroine you'll never forget.' - Sinead O'Hart
'Katharine Orton writes about history as someone who understands it, and about magic as though she could probably do it. Shatteringly good.' - Nick Tomlinson
Praise for Nevertell:
'This is fantasy at its best.' - Daily Telegraph
'A coming-of-age tale that's compelling, exciting and as chilling as the snow-bound landscape in which it is set.' - Financial Times
'Readers will be captivated ... A magical, snowy adventure perfect for winter nights.' - BookTrust
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