Book fairies in London were honoured to have a day with Laura Bates, author of Everyday Sexism who joined us to hide copies of her first fiction title The Burning. Thanks to Simon & Schuster for setting this up for us!
About The Burning:
A rumour is like a fire. You might think you’ve extinguished it but one creeping, red tendril, one single wisp of smoke is enough to let it leap back into life again. Especially if someone is watching, waiting to fan the flames …
New school. Tick.
New town. Tick.
New surname. Tick.
Social media profiles? Erased.
There’s nothing to trace Anna back to her old life. Nothing to link her to the ‘incident’.
At least that’s what she thinks … until the whispers start up again. As time begins to run out on her secrets, Anna finds herself irresistibly drawn to the tale of Maggie, a local girl accused of witchcraft centuries earlier. A girl whose story has terrifying parallels to Anna’s own…
Buy a copy of The Burning:
If you weren’t lucky enough to find a copy of The Burning, you can find Laura Bates’ novel in most bookshops – or you can order it at the Hive Books website to support local bookshops.
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