The Little Shop of Found Things

The Little Shop of Found Things

Book - 2018 | First edition
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"A new series about a young woman whose connection to antiques takes her on a magical adventure. New York Times bestselling author of The Witch's Daughter, Paula Brackston returns to her trademark blend of magic and romance to launch a new series guaranteed to enchant her audience even more. Xanthe and her mother Flora leave London behind for a fresh start, taking over an antique shop in the historic town of Marlborough. Xanthe has always had an affinity with some of the antiques she finds. When she touches them, she can sense something of the past they come from and the stories they hold. So when she has an intense connection to a beautiful silver chatelaine she has to know more. It's while she's examining the chatelaine that she's transported back to the seventeenth century. And shortly after, she's confronted by a ghost who reveals that this is where the antique has its origins. The ghost tasks Xanthe with putting right the injustice in its story to save an innocent girl's life, or else it'll cost her Flora's. While Xanthe fights to save her amid the turbulent days of 1605, she meets architect Samuel Appleby. He may be the person who can help her succeed. He may also be the reason she can't bring herself to leave. With its rich historical detail, strong mother-daughter relationship, and picturesque English village, The Little Shop of Found Things is poised to be a strong start to this new series."-- Provided by publisher.
Xanthe and her mother Flora leave London behind for a fresh start, taking over an antique shop in the historic town of Marlborough. Xanthe has always had an affinity with some of the antiques she finds: touching them gives her a sense of the past they come from and the stories they hold. When she has an intense connection to a beautiful silver chatelaine, she is transported back to the seventeenth century. A ghost reveals the antique's origins, and tasks Xanthe with putting right the injustice in its story to save an innocent girl's life-- at the cost of Flora's life. Amid the turbulent days of 1605 Xanthe meets architect Samuel Appleby. He may be the person who can help her succeed-- and the reason she can't bring herself to leave. -- adapted from publisher info.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2018
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9781250072436
1250072433
Characteristics: 307 pages ; 25 cm

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