By Michael Morpurgo

ISBN-10: 0007339631

ISBN-13: 9780007339631

The beautiful new novel of worldwide conflict One from Michael Morpurgo, the nation’s favorite storyteller and multi-million replica bestseller..

May, 1915.

Alfie and his fisherman father discover a woman on an uninhabited island within the Scillies – injured, thirsty, lost… and with totally no reminiscence of who she is, or how she got here to be there. she will be able to say just one be aware: Lucy.

Where has she come from? Is she a mermaid, the sufferer of a German U-boat, or maybe – as a few islanders recommend – a German spy…?

Only something is needless to say: she loves tune and moonlight, and it's while she listens to the gramophone that the glimmers of the lady she as soon as was once start to appear.

WW1 is raging, suspicion and worry are turning out to be, and Alfie and Lucy are ever extra lower than risk. yet as we start to determine the tale of Merry, a lady boarding an exceptional send for a dangerous trip around the ocean, one other melody enters the good symphony – and the song starts off to resolve…

A appealing travel de strength of relations, love, battle and forgiveness, it is a significant new novel from the writer of personal peaceable – during which what used to be misplaced may perhaps occasionally be chanced on, washed up back at the shore…

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Jayfeather crept closer. Tigerheart circled Ivypaw. ” Ivypaw fluffed out her chest as Tigerheart went on. “It was a shame our Clans had to fight, though. ” Tell him about your dream! Paw steps scuffed in the shadows, and cold fear traced Jayfeather’s spine as a rumbling mew interrupted the two young Clan cats. “Come on, Ivypaw! ” Jayfeather’s breath caught in his throat as he recognized the speaker. Hawkfrost. Tigerstar’s son, endlessly furious that he had been killed by his half brother, Brambleclaw, when he was trying to take Firestar’s remaining lives and leave ThunderClan leaderless and vulnerable for his and Tigerstar’s own cruel ambition.

She couldn’t help purring. Ivypaw skipped around her. ” Dovepaw pretended to look hurt, then sprang at Ivypaw, knocking into her and rolling her over. “Enough,” Cinderheart mewed affectionately. ” She nudged Ivypaw with her muzzle. ” Ivypaw pressed her white belly to the earth. “You’re leaning to one side,” Berrynose warned. Ivypaw was still favoring her injured paw. As Dovepaw watched Berrynose and Cinderheart pad around her sister, she pricked her ears and reached for the sound of Lionblaze’s mew.

Her eyes were round, dark pools. Lionblaze stared at her. Was she the only cat to feel this way? He was used to the prophecy: There will be three who will hold the power of the stars in their paws. He’d known for moons that ancient enemies were stirring. The Clans were on the edge of darkness. The knowledge colored every moment for him now; it shaped every thought. But the rest of the Clan must be protected from knowing. It was more than they could comprehend, more than they could cope with, however hard they trained, however much they believed in the warrior code.

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