A Thief in Stickleback Hollow

A Thief in Stickleback Hollow

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After her parents die, a break-in should be the least of Lady Sarah's worries, but after the groundskeeper is blamed for the theft, it is clear that the thief is after more than a simple pocket watch.


Orphaned by a mysterious fever, Lady Sarah Montgomery Baird Watson-Wentworth must leave behind the freedom of her life in India for the confinements of Victorian England. But rather than navigating the intrigues of London society, Lady Sarah finds herself as a guest of Brigadier Webb-Kneelingroach in Grangeback Manor - a country estate on the edge of the eccentric village of Stickleback Hollow. As Lady Sarah finds space to think about her future and grieve for her lost parents, a break-in at Grangeback throws Lady Sarah's life into more turmoil, especially as the thief seemed to only be after one thing - the pocket watch that had belonged to Lady Sarah's father.




The main suspect is the groundskeeper at Grangeback, the young, surly, but handsome Alexander Hunter. Lady Sarah is not as convinced of his guilt as the newly formed police are. With nothing but logic and instinct to help her, Lady Sarah must join forces with Constable Arwyn Evans to clear Mr Hunter's name and find the real thief before they disappear with all that Lady Sarah has left of her father.




Can the unlikely trio stop the machinations of a thief or will they find themselves outmatched by forces far beyond their ken?




If you like cozy mysteries, unexpected twists and murder conspiracies, you'll love C.S. Woolley's captivating series.




Buy A Thief in Stickleback Hollow today and be swept away by the first of these enthralling Mysteries of Stickleback Hollow.
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About C S Woolley

C.S. Woolley (Caroline Sarah Woolley) was born in Macclesfield, Cheshire and raised in the nearby town of Wilmslow. From an early age she discovered she had a flair and passion for writing. This was fuelled by winning local poetry and short story competitions during her years at Mottram St. Andrews Primary School. During high school, she continued to write and found her time split between acting, writing and her studies. At 14 she began writing novels. University did nothing to change her love of writing. C.S. spent a year reading Law at Manchester Metropolitan University before changing her mind and moving to read English at Hull University. After graduating she moved to Nottingham where she now lives and stays for the cricket at Trent Bridge. In 2010, C.S published her first novel, Nicolette Mace - The Raven Siren: The Kevin Metis Saga. Since 2010 she has published books in five series - The Chronicles of Celadmore, The Mysteries of Stickleback Hollow, The Children of Ribe, The Children of Snotingas and Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren. More recently C.S has taken part in charity projects that include producing content for charity books such as Standing by the Watchtower: Volume 1. C.S has also acted in several plays and films including Weekend (2011). Hobbies: horse riding, including show jumping and cross country, Formula 1, tennis, free climbing, singing, boxing, dancing, playing guitar, cricket and is also an avid PC and console gamer. Favourite movies: The Muppet Christmas Carol, Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, Chisum. Favourite books: Sharpe's Prey, Silverthorn and the Three Musketeers. Favourite bands: Thin Lizzy, the Darkness and McBusted. For more information please visit: http: //www.mightierthanthesworduk.com
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