Earlier this year, I read and reviewed Mark Stay’s fantastic The Crow Folk – the first in The Witches of Woodville trilogy. You can read my review here. The second novel in the trilogy – Babes in the Wood – is scheduled for release on 28 October 2021, and I’m delighted to be sharing the cover today which I’m sure you’ll agree is absolutely stunning.
Fleeing the Nazi blitzkrieg, a trio of Kindertransport children come to stay with Lady Aston at Hayward Lodge in Woodville. Their arrival triggers a murder mystery involving a magic apple tree, modern art, a U-boat, and a demonic hound. Faye Bright must play nanny to the terrified children while gathering clues to uncover the dark magic that threatens to change the course of the war.
For fans of Lev Grossman and Terry Pratchett comes the second novel in this delightful trilogy of war, mystery and a little bit of magic…