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The Somerset Tsunami

Emma Carroll

A fight for survival against torrential flooding and local superstition from the Queen of Historical Fiction.

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ISBN
9780571332823
Date Published
01.10.2019
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Summary

A fight for survival against torrential flooding and local superstition from the Queen of Historical Fiction.

A sinking boat . . .

A girl in disguise . . .
A disappearing sea . . .

When Fortune Sharpe carves a boat from a tree with her beloved brother, Gem, she’s only having a bit of fun. But now is not the time for a girl to be drawing attention to herself. She is sent away to find work dressed as a boy. Luckily a rich manor house is hiring.

Yet Barrow Hall’s inhabitants harbour dangerous secrets of their own, the suspicious owner is hunting for witches, and the house itself is a little too close to the sea . . .

‘To read a new Emma Carroll book is to wallow in a warm bath as she expertly combines a thrilling story with local history and characters to root for.’ The Times

‘Carroll’s historical fiction is at its best in this dramatic story . . . A wonderful sense of place and challenging characters.’ Daily Mail, Best Children’s Books of the Year

‘Emma just gets better and better and BETTER.’ Scott Evans, The Reader Teacher & #PrimarySchoolBookClub

Critic Reviews

Emma just gets better and better and BETTER.

Scott Evans, The Reader Teacher & #PrimarySchoolBookClub
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Once told by poet Ted Hughes her writing was ‘dangerous’, it took Emma Carroll twenty years of English teaching and a life-changing cancer diagnosis to feel brave enough to give her dream of being an author a try. Nowadays, she’s a bestselling author and the ‘Queen of Historical Fiction’ (BookTrust). She has been nominated for and the winner of numerous…

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