From the bestselling author of THE SECRET OF NIGHTINGALE WOOD comes an exciting WW2 mystery entwined with magic and myth, shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize.Â
‘A beautiful story.’ KIRAN MILLWOOD HARGRAVE, author of The Girl of Ink & Stars
‘[A] mesmerising second novel’ THE TELEGRAPH
‘A poignant and uplifting tale packed with adventure, atmosphere and intriguing characters.’ MAIL ON SUNDAY
England is at war.
Growing up in a lighthouse, Pet’s world has been one of storms, secret tunnels and stories about sea monsters. But now the clifftops are a terrifying battleground, and her family is torn apart.
This is the story of a girl who is small, afraid and unnoticed. A girl who freezes with fear at the enemy planes ripping through the skies overhead. A girl who is somehow destined to become part of the strange, ancient legend of the Daughters of Stone …
- The highly-anticipated second novel by Lucy Strange, author of the bestselling The Secret of Nightingale Wood and The Ghost of Gosswater.
- A haunting wartime tale about a girl who lives in a lighthouse, woven through with an unforgettable legend.
- Winner of the Historical Association Young Quills Award 2021 and shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2020.