Tag: English setting

Belinda Bauer’s — Black Lands *****

Belinda Bauer’s — Black Lands *****

When Billy disappears and Avery admits to killing six other children, everyone assumes he also killed Billy. His mother, standing by the window overlooking the Moors, is the only one convinced he’s still alive.

Meanwhile, her grandson, Steven searches with his friend, Lewis over the Moors looking for a possible grave, but all he finds is the bones of a sheep. What strategy can he use next to discover Billy’s whereabouts so his grandmother can find closure?

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Meg Rosoff’s — Bride’s Farewell *****

Meg Rosoff’s — Bride’s Farewell *****

Pell has witnessed her mother suffer from financial hardship with too many children. With last minute nerves on her wedding day, she escapes on her horse and heads to the Salisbury Fair to begin a new life.

But as she journeys further, thoughts of her family and her abandoned lover keep pulling her back.

Tracy Chevalier’s — Remarkable Creatures *****

Tracy Chevalier’s — Remarkable Creatures *****

When Mary scours the English beaches, she discovers she has an eye for uncovering fossilized skeletons. In an age where women were barred from science, she is viewed as sinful. Only when she befriends Elizabeth who also scours beaches, does she find a like-minded companion. Continue reading “Tracy Chevalier’s — Remarkable Creatures *****”