The Woman in the Wood: Lesley Pearse



The Woman in the Wood: Lesley Pearse


“The Woman in the Wood” by Lesley Pearse is a compelling historical novel set in 1960s England. Orphaned twins Maisy and Duncan uncover dark family secrets while living with their distant grandmother in a rural village, leading Maisy on a journey of self-discovery and resilience as she seeks the truth about their past.”

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“The Woman in the Wood” by Lesley Pearse is a gripping historical novel set in England during the 1960s. The story follows the lives of identical twin sisters, Maisy and Duncan, who are left orphaned and destitute after the sudden death of their parents. Taken in by their cold and distant grandmother, the twins struggle to adapt to their new life in the rural village of Petersfield.

As Maisy and Duncan navigate the challenges of their new environment, they uncover dark secrets about their family’s past and the mysterious disappearance of their mother years earlier. Determined to uncover the truth, Maisy embarks on a journey of self-discovery and resilience, confronting the secrets and betrayals that have haunted her family for generations.

Along the way, Maisy forms unexpected friendships and finds solace in the natural beauty of the surrounding woods, where she encounters a mysterious woman living in a secluded cottage. As Maisy delves deeper into the secrets of the past, she unravels a web of lies and deceit that threatens to tear her family apart.

“The Woman in the Wood” is a compelling tale of love, loss, and redemption, highlighting the strength of the human spirit in the face of adversity. With its vividly drawn characters and atmospheric setting, the novel transports readers to a bygone era and immerses them in Maisy’s quest for truth and belonging.

As Maisy confronts the shadows of the past and uncovers the secrets hidden in the woods, she ultimately finds the courage to forge her own path and embrace the power of forgiveness and redemption. Through Pearse’s evocative storytelling, “The Woman in the Wood” is a poignant reminder of the enduring power of love and resilience in the face of life’s greatest challenges.”

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Weight 280 g

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