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A Place of Secrets

A Place of Secrets

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2000s: The night before it all begins, Jude has the dream again…

  • ISBN: 978-1847391421
  • Genre: Fiction, Mystery, Romance

What you need to know before your trail

A recurrent nightmare: running through a dark forest, crying for her mother. Now her six-year-old niece, Summer, is having the same dream…

Jude, a successful auctioneer, is asked to value a collection of scientific instruments and manuscripts belonging to Anthony Wickham, a lonely 18th-century astronomer, she heads off to Norfolk, where she grew up.

Jude soon becomes enthralled by Wickham’s tragic story, but is both shocked and surprised at the links to the present.

The more she looks, the more links she finds….

Travel Guide

Rachel Hore mentions that the inspiration for Starbrough Hall is the Georgian town of Holt

“Unfolding (the map) she found Starbrough village, but Starbrough Hall wasn’t even labelled, and the although the markings indicated forest, there was no sign of any building that might be the folly. “

“The woodland was so thick with ivy and brambles, it would be foolhardy to try to force another way through”
The inspiration for Anthony Whickam was William Herschel  who was a stargazer in 18th Century and who discovered the planet Uranus. The Greenwich Observatory is the best place to experience this world!

What about the Lindow man?

The Lindow man and Boxgrove man are mentioned which were real life discoveries. In Norse mythology, Yggdrasil is the world tree

Booktrail Boarding Pass Information: A Place of Secrets

Author/Guide: Rachel Hore  Destination: Norfolk, London  Departure Time: 2000s

Twitter: @Rachelhore   Facebook:/RachelHoreAuthor   Web: rachelhore.co.uk/

 

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