Wild and beautiful, spoilt and willful, Sovay finds that her cosseted life in rural England has not prepared her for life as a highway robber, for defending the honor of her family or for trying to save herself from, corruption and evil. As Sovay becomes more and more embroiled in adventures she could scarcely have imagined, a story of dark intrigue, thwarted passions and sinister intentionsis revealed to her. Will she be able to survive, and if she does so, at what cost?
Set against the backdrop of the French Revolution and its impact on British politics, this action-driven novel shows that Celia Rees is one of the very best writer for teenage readers.
Intelligent, fun and fast-paced. Celia Ree's books are sophisticated with content adults and teenagers alike will enjoy.
Celia Reeslives in Warwickshire, England. Her first novel for Bloomsbury, Witch Child, has been adopted by educational boards in the UK and is now required reading in secondary schools. Celia was an English teacher for over ten years before becoming a writer. She has a degree in history, a strong interest in which is still evident in her brilliant researched books.
Allen and Unwin
Author: Celia Rees