Written by Julie Hearn
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Hazel’s life is changed forever on the day that she sees a woman step out in front of the King’s horse during the Epsom Derby on June 4th, 1913. Who was the woman and why did she do it? Hazel’s determination to find out leads her on an exciting but dangerous mission. Based on a true story, this is a thrilling historical novel. If you enjoyed this do try her novel Ivy and her debut novel Follow Me Down. Also check out her second her second novel Merrybegot.
Hazel by Julie Hearn
'What's she doing?
What in the Devil's name is the woman playing at?'
'She must have taken leave of her senses...'
'oh no...Oh, Cyril, I daren't watch...'
'It's heading straight for her!'
On the day of the Epsom Derby-June 4th, 1913 - everything changes for Hazel Louise Mull-Dare. A woman in a dark coat steps out in front of the King's horse, dying days later from her injuries. Who was she and why did she do it? Hazel is determined to find out. But finding out leads her into worse trouble than she could ever have imagined.
‘Hearn writes with great brio and style. Her character-human, supernatural and animal- all spring off the page’ – Guardian
‘Wonderfully written historical novel… a joy to read, this fast-paced story deserves to be a best-seller.’ – Bookseller Buyers Guide
About the Author
More books by Julie Hearn
Oxford University Press
6th September 2007
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