With a slow beginning set in 1943, this novel accelerates once a bully moves into Wolf Hollow, Annabelle, a twelve year old girl learns to lie. Starting with the secrets behind the bruises on her hips from her parents: only known by a strange ex-soldier befriended by Annabelle, to pretending to be a naive girl worried only about her friends. But when the bully goes missing how long can she keep the secret from her family, as she realises the consequencesof her choices to keep her friend safe right under her family's noses. She figures out that she's been lying to herself the whole time and knows mch more than she lets on,
An intense read that keeps you hooked until the very end, with the dips of Wolf Hollow, balancing the story with secrets, sadness and strength. A ten out of ten read.
Posted on: 17th April 2017 at 06:58 pm
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