By Catherine McCarthy
Recently divorced from a manipulative husband and grief-stricken following the death of her mother, Cassie Wilkinson has never felt so hopeless and alone. An unexpected inheritance affords her the opportunity to start anew. The surprise acquisition of the unsuitably named Hope Cottage spurs her to flee from the familiarity of the place she has always known to the quintessential English village of Marleston, but this gift from the grave is not without its ghosts. A startling discovery unveils a series of tragedies and emotional turmoil inherent within the family of her estranged grandmother.Will Cassie find the quietude for which she longs or will the skeletons in the closet vanquish any chance of true happiness? All initial profits from the sale of this book will be donated to The Brain Tumour Charity U.K. in memory of my mother.
When Maddie Brockett discovers a dusty, old wooden box in her attic, little does she suspect that it is about to spark a chain of events which will alter life as she knows it.The journey ahead is fraught with danger and discovery. Will she survive and become the new Gatekeeper or will the challenges ahead prove too difficult?The Gatekeeper`s Apprentice is a tale of adventure and mystery; the story of how one seemingly ordinary, young girl finds the strength to determine the future of many.