When a storm hits a small and sleepy town, it ravages every living thing. But storms don’t just destroy, they uncover. And when a young boy discovers a mysterious object that has lay hidden beneath a centuries-old tree, he instantly knows that it’s special. What he doesn’t know is that his unexpected find will unite him with a girl searching for her missing father and trigger a series of events that will see them travelling across Europe under the most unusual circumstances.
“A hugely ambitious novel, glittering with snow and ice, imbued with a love for sagas, adventure and the magic of the North.” Philip Womack, Literary Review
“Would be a treat to read aloud…” Nicolette Jones, Sunday Times