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The pure heart

Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781912626007

Publication Date: 6 Feb 2020

Subject: Older teen novels

Suitable for: Secondary

When a letter arrives at the remote islands of St Kilda asking for a literate girl to be sent to the mainland as companion to a merchant's daughter, it is the start of a chilling experience for Iseabail.

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When a letter arrives at the remote islands of St Kilda asking for a literate girl to be sent to the mainland as companion to a merchant's daughter, it is the start of a chilling experience for Iseabail.

When Iseabail is employed by a wealthy merchant to be his daughter's companion, her life changes forever.

Transported from her remote island home to the Scottish borderlands, Iseabail is unnerved both by her precocious young charge and the house's secrets: a hidden chapel; servants who speak in a foreign tongue; a mute stableboy. And then the merchant returns with a mysterious cargo. Why has Iseabail really been summoned here? And will she ever make it back home?

NOTE : Winner of the Times Children's Fiction competition 2018

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Older teen novels
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6 Feb 2020
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9781912626007
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Pages
266
Width
129mm
Height
198mm
Weight
218g
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