Heart of Stone (Hardcover)

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Verity and her friends confront the evil Earth Witch, who is trying to erase all stories with happy endings. (Sequel to Mistress of the Storm.) (9-12)

— From Fantasy


After a wonderful summer of sailing, Verity Gallant just wants life to stay the same forever. But as she should know by now, not everything in life turns out as we would like. The land is shifting beneath the ancient harbour town of Wellow, causing mysterious caves to appear in cliff faces, terrifying rock falls, and dangerous landslides. And the earth isn't the only thing crumbling . . . Verity is thrilled that Jeb has returned, but their feelings for each other threaten her friendship with Henry and Martha.

Verity and her friends are embroiled in a tale of evil, intrigue, and lost love, as a powerful force works its way towards Wellow, hell-bent on putting an end to all happiness. The Heart of Stone is the key, and the race is on to find it.

About the Author

M. L. WELSH spent her formative years in the sailing town of Cowes, on the Isle of Wight. The tightly bound community, maritime history, and captivating landscapes of the southern island were all sources of inspiration for the fictional town of Wellow in which "Mistress of the Storm" and "Heart of Stone" are set. Melanie lives in Suffolk, near the seaside town of Southwold, with her husband Lucien and their two sons, Joe and Ben.

To learn more about the author and her work, please visit VerityGallant.co.uk.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780385752435
ISBN-10: 0385752431
Publisher: David Fickling Books
Publication Date: July 24th, 2012
Pages: 409
Language: English
Series: Verity Gallant Tales

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