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'Your actions affect others; you are very powerful.’ For a second her eyes seem to glaze over, her voice deepens. ‘You hold a great fate in your hands, and no-one can tell what way it will turn. It is all within you, but there are dark shadows around you…’

After her father takes a job abroad, eleven year old Vivian is sent from Dublin to stay with her grandparents in their
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Paperback, First, 228 pages
Published October 16th 2017 by Fennec
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Amanda McLachlan
Nov 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Loved this - a fantastic coming of age story full of Dark Things, sweet moments, and a thread of wonderful tales running through it
Yvonne Davies
Vivian was a city girl born and bred in Dublin, she acted older than her age. When her dad had to go to America, he left her with her maternal grandparents. Not knowing anything about them and being stuck in the country with nothing to do, she hated everything about it. However, when she began to learn about the folklore and found the fort, her time there became more interesting.
Vivian was like a lot of young girls, living in a city there was always something to do. Staying in the country
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Kimberly
May 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I started reading this book on a recent business trip to Chicago. It was a lovely book to wrap myself in as the train made its way home. This book is YA oriented, and it comes with some folklore and darkness to spice things up a bit. I may be in my 30s but I still like some books and TV shows directed to a younger crowd.


Vivian is eleven years old, and sent to stay with her grandparents while her father works for the summer in the U.S. At first this is devastating to Vivian, as
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Tracy Fahey writes Gothic fiction. Her short fiction collection, The Unheimlich Manoeuvre, was shortlisted in 2017 for Best Collection in the British Fantasy Awards, and was rereleased in 2018 by The Sinister Horror Company. In 2016 two of her short stories, 'Walking The Borderlines' and 'Under The Whitethorn' were long listed for The Best Horror of the Year Volume 8. She is published in more than ...more