The Book Fairies follow the plot of The Pact by Sharon Bolton around Oxford!

Author Sharon Bolton joined The Book Fairies to follow the plot of her latest novel, hiding copies at key places in the plot!

The Book Fairies hid copies of The Pact around Oxford, revealing parts of the plot along the way. Starting with The Botanic Garden with the author, they headed to every single major location in the novel!

The Pact by Sharon Bolton hidden by book fairies in Oxford - Police

“Oxford police have confirmed tonight that eighteen-year-old Megan Macdonald, a former head girl of the prestigious All Souls’ School in Oxford, has been charged with three counts of murder.”


The Pact by Sharon Bolton hidden by book fairies in Oxford - river

“She stopped at the apex and looked down into the dark waters of the Cherwell. They’d spent so much time on this circle of water in the old days, punting, paddle-boating, picnicking.”


The Pact by Sharon Bolton hidden by book fairies in Oxford - Turf Tavern

“He’d suggested the Turf Tavern in central Oxford because its dark rooms, low ceilings and access via a narrow, medieval passage, made it seem the right sort of place for clandestine meetings.”


The Pact by Sharon Bolton hidden by book fairies in Oxford - Botanic Garden

“One of the oldest scientific gardens in the world, the Oxford Botanical Garden stood on the high street, almost directly opposite Magdalen College.”


Some happy finders!

We love hearing from people who find the treats we leave behind! Here are some of the pictures we received from lucky finders today!

The Pact by Sharon Bolton hidden by book fairies in Oxford - book found
The Pact by Sharon Bolton hidden by book fairies in Oxford - found book
The Pact by Sharon Bolton hidden by book fairies in Oxford - book found Oxfordshire
The Pact by Sharon Bolton hidden by book fairies in Oxford - book found

Not lucky enough to find one?

Do not worry! This incredible page turner is in all good book shops now – or you can order a copy here from Bookshop.org!

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