Mistress of the storm – A classic in the making?

Mistress Storm is published by  David Fickling, which also publishes books such as Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night and Philip Pullman’s books. Like these books it is billed as having a  cross-over appeal, being read by adults and children This book has been referred to as a  'classic in the making’ It's about smuggling, boats, witches, heroines and children. I didn't expect to like it (or I confess to read every page) but I did! It is the first book by the ayuthor Melanie Welsh and the … [Read more...]