The House on March Lane by Michelle Briscombe
Fiction for children aged 9-
In 1836, Harriet’s papa, a ship’s officer on HMS Beagle, returns from a long journey at sea. On his arrival home, Harriet and her friend Lily become involved in a dangerous secret with tragic consequences.
Almost two centuries later, Flora’s best friend Archie experiences a ghostly encounter at her dad’s reclamation and salvage yard.
The haunting takes the two friends on a detective adventure with a difference, and leads them to an unexpected and supernatural discovery.
Flora and Archie & Harriet and Lily’s lives are soon entwined in a way that they could never have imagined possible.
"Inspired by real historical events this is a great page-
About the Author
Michelle Briscombe was born in Cardiff but now lives in Barry, South Wales, with her two children and husband. For the last twelve years she has worked in a primary school in the Vale of Glamorgan and has a BA in Primary Education.
Michelle enjoys walking and often takes walking holidays with her family who all have a keen interest in the natural world. The idea for this story came from her son’s interest in birds of prey when he was very young.
Michelle has always written when ideas come knocking and still has several stories in the attic that she wrote when she was a child.
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Cover artwork by Hannah Peck