The Girl Who Chased the Moon

The Girl Who Chased the Moon

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Emily Benedict came to Mullaby, North Carolina, hoping to solve at least some of the riddles surrounding her mother's life. But the moment Emily enters the house where her mother grew up and meets the grandfather she never knew, she realises that mysteries aren't solved in Mullaby, they're a way of life. Here are rooms where the wallpaper changes to suit your mood. Unexplained lights skip across the yard at midnight. And a neighbour, Julia Winterson, bakes hope in the form of cakes, offering them to satisfy the town's sweet tooth - but also in the hope of rekindling a love she fears might be lost forever. Can a hummingbird cake really bring back a lost love? Is there really a ghost dancing in Emily's backyard? The answers are never what you expect. But in this town of lovable misfits, the unexpected fits right in.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 132 x 197 x 18mm | 200g
  • Hodder Paperback
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1444706632
  • 9781444706635
  • 55,731

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Beguiling . . . leaves a magical spell that enchants as it draws you in. An absolute gem. * Now on GARDEN SPELLS * This compelling book has it all - passion, romance and sibling rivalry. This is Sarah Addison Allen's first novel - she's definitely one to watch * My Weekly on GARDEN SPELLS * 'A bewitching tale laced with magic, hope and wit, a pure delight' * Bookseller on THE SUGAR QUEEN * It's a bewitching read in every sense, taking you to a world of regrets, missed opportunities and lost loves found again. Magical * Glamour Must Read on THE SUGAR QUEEN * 'A real and rare talent . . . an absolutely enchanting read.' * *
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About Sarah Addison Allen

Sarah Addison Allen is the author of Garden Spells and The Sugar Queen. She lives in North Carolina, where her novels are set.

You can find out more at, find Sarah on Facebook at, and follow her on Twitter at
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50,763 ratings
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5 31% (15,629)
4 41% (20,835)
3 23% (11,798)
2 4% (2,135)
1 1% (366)
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