The Woman in the Wood
**PREORDER THE NEW NOVEL FROM LESLEY PEARSE NOW** Fifteen-year-old Maisy Mitcham and her twin brother Duncan lose their mother to an asylum one night in 1960. The twins are sent to their grandmother's country house, Nightingales. Cold and distant, she leaves them to their own devices, to explore and to grow. That is until the day Duncan doesn't come home from the woods. With their grandmother seeming to have little interest in her grandson's disappearance, and the police soon giving up hope, it is left to Maisy to discover the truth. And she will start with Grace Deville. A woman who lives alone in the wood, about whom rumours abound ...
Praise for Lesley Pearse - Heart-warming and evocative, a real delight to read Sun A narrative that gallops along, this is quintessential Pearse that will delight her army of readers Daily Mail Glorious, heartwarming Woman & Home Evocative, compelling, told from the heart Sunday Express
Lesley Pearse's novels have sold over ten million copies worldwide and include most recently Dead to Me, Without a Trace, Survivor, Forgive Me and The Promise. Lesley lives in Devon and has three daughters and three grandchildren.