By Lindsey Barraclough
In an exquisitely chilling debut novel, 4 young ones get to the bottom of the secret of a relations curse—and a ghostly creature identified in folklore as lengthy Lankin. while Cora and her more youthful sister, Mimi, are despatched to stick with their aged aunt within the remoted village of Byers Guerdon, they obtain a less-than-warm welcome. Auntie Ida is eccentric and inflexible, and the women are wanting to return to London. yet what they don't comprehend is that their aunt's existence used to be devastated the final time younger sisters have been at Guerdon corridor, and he or she is set to guard her nieces from an evil that has lain hidden for years. in addition to Roger and Peter, village boys, Cora needs to discover the scary fact that has held Bryers Guerdon in its darkish grip for centuries—before it's too past due for little Mimi.
Riveting and very atmospheric, this lovely debut will carry readers in its spell lengthy after the final web page is became.