Prepare to let yourself escape to an enchanted castle. Young Lissa, who always seems to be in trouble at home, runs away. She makes new and interesting friends that take her on an exciting journey. Lissa and Skycatcher, a talking purple dragon, along with some of their other friends, battle with a twelve-foot-tall troll. They get stuck in a room that's forever changing, all on it's own. Although there's lots of adventure and excitement, Lissa also learns a very valuable lesson, let's see if you can figure out what that lesson was. As you journey through these pages and meet Lissa's family and friends, you may just find a friend of your own.
a gripping and emotional historical drama for fans of DOWNTON ABBEY
Author: Cynthia Harrod-Eagles
Publisher: Hachette UK
The brand new series, perfect for fans of DOWNTON ABBEY, from the author of the hugely successful MORLAND DYNASTY novels Behind the doors of the magnificent Ashmore Castle, secrets are waiting to be uncovered . . . 1901. When the Earl of Stainton dies in a tragic hunting accident, Giles, the eldest son of the noble Tallant family, must step forward to replace him as the head of the family. But Giles has avoided the Castle and his stifling relatives for years, deciding instead to forge his own path away from the spotlight. Now, he must put aside his ambitions and honour his duty to the family. With their world upended, the Tallants and their servants struggle to find their place in the house - and society - once again. And Giles realises that, along with the title and the castle, he's also inherited his father's significant financial troubles that threaten the security of his entire family. In Kensington, Kitty Bayfield, the painfully shy but moneyed daughter of a Baronet, has just left school with her penniless companion Nina. Nina captures the new Earl's heart, but only Kitty can save his family from their debts, and soon Giles must choose between his duty and his heart . . . The Secrets of Ashmore Castle is the first in a brand new historical family drama series, filled with heartbreak, romance and intriguing secrets waiting to be uncovered. The perfect read for fans of Downton Abbey, Bridgerton and rich period dramas
This fun kit contains ingredients for an imaginary journey to the mysterious land of Transylvania. Enclosed with an assortment of creepy vampire accessories--including vampire fangs, a cloak, washable face paint, and capsules of imitation blood--is a 32-page illustrated book that retells Dracula's classic story. Pkg. Consumable.
Bluebird and Kit are on a quest that tests their strength, friendship and ultimately their loyalty to the Order of the Wing. Strange things are happening in the quiet little village of Cottontail, as if a dark force has been released over the land. This graphic novel has adventure, lore and mystery and is similar in style to The Lord of the Rings.
Alfie Bloom is just an ordinary boy. Until he receives a letter summoning him to raven-like solicitor Caspian Bone's office. Here, Alfie learns that he has inherited a castle. And through mysterious circumstances surrounding his birth, he has also been entrusted as the caretaker of a centuries-old magic. Unfortunately for Alfie, dangerous forces are after this powerful magic. With the help of his cousins Maddie and Robin, Artan the flying bearskin rug, and Ashford (a rather special butler), Alfie must keep the magic safe from terrifying adversaries and make sure the secrets of Hexbridge Castle stay secret for ever...
Hopeless romantic Milly Rose has had her fair share of heartbreak. Obsessed with all things Disney, she refuses to give up on finding her Prince Charming - he's out there somewhere, isn't he? When Milly is given a job to investigate the origins of a historical building in the village of Clover's Rest, she's not sure what to expect. What she discovers takes her breath away - a beautiful real life Cinderella castle, complete with turrets, a magnificent drawbridge AND a very handsome owner...Cameron Heartstone. As Milly and Cameron begin to unearth the secrets of Clover Castle, they can't ignore the intense chemistry building between them. But they've both been hurt badly before. Can they take a big leap of faith and find their own happily-ever-after? A deliciously enchanting read that will delight fans of Rachael Lucas, Lucy Diamond and Miranda Dickinson or anyone who has ever blubbed at a Disney movie. Who says real life can't be a fairytale?
Welcome to the Magical Castle! I'm the Mysterious Messenger! I've built it for the Disney Princesses, and it's always changing as I come up with new ideas for it. Lots of princesses have rooms inside it: Cinderella, Ariel, Rapunzel, Belle, Mulan, Snow White, Aurora, Moana, Tiana, and Jasmine. It has a library, a ballroom, and even some secret rooms the princesses haven't found yet! I love surprising them with new adventures. I'm writing this book so that I can keep all of my awesome ideas for them in one special secret place!
International bestselling author Santa Montefiore continues the story of the Deverill family in the third book in her beautiful and moving Deverill Chronicles trilogy—perfect for fans of Kate Morton and Beatriz Williams. “Nobody does epic romance like Santa Montefiore. Everything she writes, she writes from the heart.” —Jojo Moyes, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Me Before You 1939: Peace has flourished since the Great War ended, but much has changed for the Deverill family as now a new generation is waiting in the wings to make their mark. When Martha Wallace leaves her home in America to search for her birth mother in Dublin, she never imagines that she will completely lose her heart to the impossibly charming JP Deverill. But more surprises are in store for her after she discovers that her mother comes from the same place as JP, sealing her fate. Bridie Doyle, now Countess di Marcantonio and mistress of Castle Deverill, is determined to make the castle she used to work in her home. But just as she begins to feel things are finally going her way, her flamboyant husband Cesare has other ideas. As his eye strays away from his wife, those close to the couple wonder if he really is who he says he is. Kitty Deverill has come to accept her life with her husband Robert, and their two children. But then Jack O'Leary, the love of her life, returns to Ballinakelly. And this time his heart belongs elsewhere. As long-held secrets come to light, the Deverills will have to heal old wounds and come to terms with the past if they hope to ensure their legacy for the future.