A twisty-turny shadowy mystery from highly-acclaimed and Waterstones Prize-shortlisted author Lucy Strange. Abandoned at a boarding school on a wild and remote island, Faye Fitzgerald discovers that she and the other pupils have been sent there for doing something wicked. But what is it that Faye has done? She might be bold enough to tackle the sinister mysteries of the island, but has she the courage to face the secrets deep within herself? A stunning new tale from the Queen of Gothic, Lucy Strange  author of The Secret of Nightingale Wood, Sisters of the Lost Marsh, The Ghost of Gosswaterand the Waterstones Prize-shortlisted Our Castle by the Sea A masterful blend of thrilling Gothic mystery, a touch of magical realism and stunning writing, all wrapped up in a twisty-turny plot Perfect for fans of Frances Hardinge and Emma Carroll PRAISE FOR LUCY STRANGE:  ‘Storytelling at its very best’ KIRAN MILLWOOD HARGRAVE, SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE GIRL OF INK & STARS ‘This is storytelling so secure and shining you can almost feel the glow’ HILARY MCKAY, COSTA BOOK AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR OF THE SKYLARK’S WAR ‘Lucy Strange is a wonderful, accomplished writer whose books stay with you long after you have finished reading’ NATASHA FARRANT, COSTA BOOK AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR OF VOYAGE OF THE SPARROWHAWK