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Charlotte's life has been torn apart. She must flee the city, leaving behind everything she knows. With no family left, Charlotte seeks solace in the horses around her. She understands them, and they understand her. None so much as Belle, a horse so beautiful and kind Charlotte almost forgets the disturbing events that forced her into hiding. But once you stop running from the past, it can quickly catch up with you long will Charlotte be safe from a stranger who has sworn to find her - wherever she tries to hide ...Dark secrets and forbidden love are a treacherous combination, in this page-turning adventure.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 128 x 194 x 22mm | 220g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • 0192735357
  • 9780192735355
  • 601,858

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'An exciting and suspenseful historical novel, reminiscent of Daphne Du Maurier's writing ... I shall certainly be reading more of this author's books and recommending her to pupils!' * Deborah Mason, The School Librarian * 'I really enjoyed reading Runaway, as it was a mystery story with a bit of romance' * Natalia Grzesiak, Teen Titles * 'An exciting, fast moving narrative...' * David Blanch, Carousel: The Guide to Children's Books * 'An enchanting historical novel for 11-plus...With a dash of class war in the brew, it's an addictive read.' * Amanda Craig, New Statesman * 'Marie-Louise Jensen's characters are always well written, the historical details excellent and the pictures she paints always incredibly vivid.' * Birmingham Post * 'Jensen's storytelling is enthralling and improves book by book.' * The Scotsman * 'With feisty heroines and rich period details, Jensen is one of the best historical writers around.' * The Bookseller *
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70 ratings
4.05 out of 5 stars
5 40% (28)
4 34% (24)
3 19% (13)
2 6% (4)
1 1% (1)
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