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K. M. Peyton - Author

About the Author

Born in 1929 K. M. Peyton is a well known and well loved author of over 50 books for children. Author of the Flambards Series and A Pattern of Roses, both of which have been adapted for film, she was winner of the Carnegie Medal in 1969 for The Edge of the Cloud, part of the Flambards Series.

Featured books by K. M. Peyton

Dear Fred

Dear Fred

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Author: K. M. Peyton Format: Paperback Release Date: 13/04/2014

Set in the racing world of Newmarket in the 1880s, this title tells the story of Laura and her intense feelings for Fred Archer - the tall, slender young jockey who became one of the most famous men in Britain. It is based around the true story of Fred Archer's short and tragic life.

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Other books by K. M. Peyton

Marion's Angels

Marion's Angels

Author: K. M. Peyton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/04/2015

People come from all over the world to visit Marion's village, and to see the beautiful fifteenth century church, adorned with exquisitely carved angels. Marion, always an outsider, almost feels she knows the angels; and when the church is threatened with demolition, she is desperate to save them.

The Team

The Team

Author: K. M. Peyton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/03/2015

Ruth has outgrown her beloved pony, Fly. She needs to find a good home for Fly, and a new pony for herself. She knows the sad, shabby chestnut she sees at the local auction isn't right for her - but she's determined to make him hers.

Flambards Divided

Flambards Divided

Author: K. M. Peyton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2015

The old ivy-covered house of Flambards has seen many changes since Christina first arrived as a young girl. With the First World War coming to an end, Christina feels the time has come to leave the past behind and make a new future for herself. But she finds her loyalties divided between tradition and progression, and between the two men who stand for such opposing values. She knows there is a terrible decision to be made . . . A welcome reissue of this much-loved family saga.

Flambards in Summer

Flambards in Summer

Author: K. M. Peyton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2015

1916. The First World War is well underway, and Christina is one of the many women left behind. When she returns to Flambards, she finds much has changed. The house is buried in ivy, the paddocks are overgrown, and the once busy stables are deserted and desolate. Christina vows to return the manor house to its former glory, and works hard to transform her childhood home into a successful farm. It is only when a familiar face appears at her door one day that she realizes Flambards may even bring her love again . . . A welcome reissue of this much-loved family saga.

The Right-Hand Man

The Right-Hand Man

Author: K. M. Peyton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/01/2015

It's 1818, and reckless Ned Rowlands is the fastest stagecoach driver for miles around. Ned attracts the attention of the young Lord Ironminster - determined to win a racing wager against his wealthy cousins, the Savilles, and desperate for Ned's help. Ned is quickly drawn into a strange partnership with Ironminster; as his new friend's right hand man, Ned has an important role to play in helping him outwit the Savilles and preventing his title and estate from passing to them.

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https://kmpeyton.co.uk/

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