Hold Back The Tide (Paperback)Melinda Salisbury (author)
The author of The Sin Eater’s Daughter trilogy delivers a sublimely spooky and richly atmospheric tale of buried secrets, a mother’s legacy and a girl with a dark, unwanted destiny.
Shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2021
Everyone knows what happened to Alva's mother, all those years ago. But when dark forces begin to stir in Ormscaula, Alva has to face a very different future - and question everything she thought she knew about her past...
Unsettling, sharply beautiful and thought-provoking, Hold Back the Tide is the new novel from Melinda Salisbury, bestselling author of The Sin Eater's Daughter trilogy.
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 210 g
Dimensions: 198 x 135 x 19 mm
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“Richly atmospheric, intense and just a little terrifying. A must read!”
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