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IN THAT TIME OF SECRETS

1605 is a time of danger and persecution for English Catholics.Seventeen-year-old Mary Wilshaw and her older brother Rob both come to work at Lyde Hall in the West Midlands – a house where Catholic priests are often hidden from the authorities. Mary, employed by the lady of the house as an embroiderer, falls in love with young David Hawley, the lady’s secretary. But nothing at Lyde Hall is what it seems. Who is David? And what dangerous secrets is Rob hiding? Soon Mary herself is in danger as she tries to protect those she loves.

For readers of 12 and over.

Published by SilverWood Books: September 2018.
ISBN: 978-1-78132-807-1 (paperback)
ISBN: 978-1-78132-808-8 (ebook)

 

GIRLS AT WAR

Josie, living in London during the Blitz of World War II, finds it hard to come to terms with her brother’s decision to be a conscientious objector. But when she moves to a new school and is drawn into tormenting one of her classmates, she knows she must find the courage to stand up for her own beliefs.

Published by Usborne in 2019.
Paperback. ISBN: 978-1-4749-5496-9

 

GIRLS WITH A VOICE

1764: Mary Ann’s greatest wish is to become an opera singer, and she loves her boarding school in Chelsea, where she has singing lessons and sees the famous Mozart children perform. But in a sudden twist of fate, Mary Ann is told she must leave school. Distraught, she makes a desperate plan…

Published by Usborne in June 2018.
Paperback. ISBN: 978-1-4749-5495-2

 

6 CHELSEA WALK

Usborne have reissued their series of six Historical House books under a new series title, 6 CHELSEA WALK, with new individual book titles and covers. All six books have now been published:

GIRLS FOR THE VOTE and GIRLS ON THE UP by Linda Newbery
GIRLS WITH COURAGE and GIRLS BEHIND THE CAMERA by Adele Geras
GIRLS WITH A VOICE and GIRLS AT WAR by Ann Turnbull

Please note: these are not new stories! Only covers and titles have been changed.

 
 

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