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The Book of Secrets

The Book of Secrets

Written by Alex Dunne, Cover illustration by Shona Shirley Macdonald

The Trooping Fairies arrive in Clonbridge for their revels, awakening other creatures with mischief and chaos in mind. Cat Donnelly and her friends are planning the ultimate trick-or-treating strategy, but with the Fairies in town, this Halloween needs all her courage and cunning to save her familiy.

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Published: September
Paperback: 256 pages
Size:216x150 mm
ISBN: 9781788493208

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The door flew open, and Granny stared out at Cat with wild eyes.
‘So,’ she said, almost in a whisper, ‘they’re back.’
For the first time in over fifty years, the Trooping Fairies are in the small town of Clonbridge for their annual Revels. Their arrival awakens other creatures, who have mischief and chaos in mind.
Eleven-year-old Cat is in more danger than most. She has the Sight, like her Granny before her, and that makes her a magnet for all things supernatural. But when the wild magic hurts her family, she needs to find a friend she can really trust. Together they face real danger and must use all their wits and bravery to save those they love, before the sun rises …

Alex Dunne Shona Shirley Macdonald

Alex Dunne is an Irish author living in Canada. She spends her time thinking up magical tales for children, teens and adults and drinking far too much tea. Alex has a BA in English & History from the University of Limerick and an MA in Literature & Publishing from NUI Galway. She is a co-founder of Silver Apples Magazine, an online literary journal dedicated to showcasing the best of Irish and international writing. The Book of Secrets is her first published novel. You can follow Alex on Twitter and Instagram @alexdunnewrites

This book is perfect for 10–15-year-olds who really like fantasy, adventure and mystery. I really enjoyed this book because it was interesting, funny, heartwarming, clever and I really enjoyed the ending … 5 stars! - By David (age 11), 5th Class, Knockrooskey NS, Westport, Co. Mayo 

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Also by Shona Shirley Macdonald:

The Pooka Party
The Moon Spun Round

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