Titles in this set:
The sweep's boy
Sophie's secret war
Pyramid of secrets
To kill a queen
No Where to Run
No Way Back
It's January 1871 when Edith, the sheltered daughter of a wealthy widow, pays her first eventful visit to the workhouse for the poor. There she meets Rosie, a rebellious, quick-tempered orphan who is always getting into trouble. Edith soon finds herself drawn into Rosie's wild schemes and both their lives are never the same again.
The Sweep's Boy
It's 1870 when the Workhouse Master hires Will out as a chimney sweep's boy. It's a hard, dirty, dangerous life, and it's not long before events take an even worse turn, as Will's climbing skill attract the attention of the evil Hutch, who needs just such aoy to help him with his burglary jobs...
Sophie's Secret War
In 1939, the start of the Second World War, Sophie becomes a messenger for a Resistance group in Northern France. But as the German invaders overwhelm the British forces on the French coast, Sophie finds herself more deeply involved with the Resistance - in a dangerous plan to save a young Scottish soldier...
Pyramid of Secrets
It's 2517 BC, and the river Nile has flooded. Unable to plough their fields, Nebka follows his uncle to build the pyramid of Khafre. It's back-breaking work, all for the glory of the Pharaoh. Then he meets a mysterious prisoner claiming to be the rightful heir to the throne, and is drawn in to a deadly plot...
To kill a Queen
Available for the first time as an ebook from the bestselling My Story series, TO KILL A QUEEN is set in the 1580s. In Elizabethan London, a wild plot is aflame. The Queen is in danger, and Kitty is embroiled in a mass of secrets, spies and betrayals...
No Where to Run
Set in the south of France during WWII. A young girl gets involved in helping Jewish children escape to safety abroad.
No Way Back
Join Mary Wade on a long and perilous journey that begins in the slums of eighteenth century London. Aged thirteen, Mary is imprisoned in Newgate prison awaiting sentence of death for a petty theft. When her sentence is commuted to transportation she sets sail onboard a prison ship to the other side of the world. Australi brings the promise of a new life, but does Mary have what it takes to make it in the land of opportunity?
It's 1670. When Susannah and her brother are orphaned she is forced to live on the charity of distant relations in England while he seeks his fortune in America. But when news arrives that her brother is dangerously ill Susannah will stop at nothing to get the money she desperately needs to save his life...
Elizabeth Harvey, thrown into London's Newgate Prison in 1790 for a crime she didn't commit, finds herself transported to Australia. As maidservant to a surgeon in Sydney Cove, she is faced with the harsh reality of eking out life from the stark new continent, and the real convicts who were sent there too.
When war breaks out in 1939 Kitty signs up to be a Red Cross nurse in a military hospital. It's not long before she's needed to treat badly wounded casualties from the war now raging across Europe. Then the hospital takes a direct hit and Kitty finds herself areluctant heroine...