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The Summer of Telling Tales

Written by Laura Summers

The Summer of Telling Tales Synopsis

Grace and Ellie find themselves in a completely new life when their mum suddenly moves them away from their bullying father. Talkative, story-spinning Ellie invents a whole new glamorous backstory for herself and becomes the star of the school play; while thoughtful, silent Grace expresses herself through her music and finds a boyfriend. The future seems better, brighter, more exciting. But as their past threatens to catch up with them, how long can silence and lies keep their dark secret safe?

The Summer of Telling Tales Press Reviews

'I loved The Summer of Telling Tales - it's truly gripping and you care desperately about both sisters.' Jacqueline Wilson 'Fans of Cathy Cassidy will love this absorbing tale of families and loyalty.' The Bookseller 'I thoroughly enjoyed this perceptive, pacy story ... With strong, engaging characters and a vivid school setting, this novel combines some very dramatic moments with everyday friendship and romance.' Miriam Halahmy

Book Information

ISBN: 9781848122314
Publication date: 21st March 2013
Author: Laura Summers
Publisher: Piccadilly Press an imprint of Templar Publishing
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 224 pages

About Laura Summers

Laura Summers grew up in South London and was a teacher before becoming a full-time writer. She has written for many popular children's television series including The Story of Tracy Beaker and The New Worst Witch, and was nominated for a children's BAFTA for one of her scripts for The Little Princess. Her first book, DESPERATE MEASURES, was shortlisted for the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize and nominated for the Carnegie Medal. Laura now lives in North Devon with her husband and children and when not writing loves to draw and paint.

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