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The Silver Locket

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When 30 year old Laura Peterson unexpectedly inherits a house in rural Lancashire, she seizes the opportunity to take a break from the busy but unrewarding life she has in bureaucratic Brussels. A series of disturbing incidents disrupt Laura's efforts to restore the house and grounds. Then a violent storm brings an ancient oak crashing to the ground, revealing a tiny human ...more
Kindle Edition, 162 pages
Published April 1st 2012
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Emily Stone
Jul 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I was excited to read this book because the mystery of the locket really sucked me in. It begins with Laura who inherited a home from a relative that she didn’t know she had. Enlisting the help of a local gardener she brings the grounds back to their former glory and eventually learns he is the grandson of the original gardener for the property. While repairing the property and closing the estate, she finds an old locket hidden in the floor of an upstairs room and wonders about the person who ...more
Saadiya Nadeem
May 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Great reading

I really enjoyed reading this fascinating story. Totally gripping and absorbing read. I would recommend it to anyone. A great ending
Chris Hall
Jan 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
This is my debut novel, written under pen name, Holly Atkins.

Just to say, that in response to readers' feedback, I have re-edited and updated the text of this novel to remove the few typos which are such an irritation to read. I've also translated the couple of lines of spoken French, which I appreciate not everyone will otherwise understand.

I hope future readers enjoy this second edition.

Chris Hall, author
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Ellie Scott
Aug 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing
A really cosy read with a touch of spookiness and mystery, and some gripping twists.
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