Author(s): Lucy Strange
A Kirkus Best Middle Grade Book of 2017
An Amazon Best Book of 2017
A 2018 Bank Street College Best Book of the Year
A Telegraph Top 50 Book of the Year
Everyone is too busy to pay attention to Henrietta and the things she sees -- or thinks she sees -- in the shadows of their new home, Hope House. Mama is ill. Father has taken a job abroad. Nanny Jane is busy taking care of her younger sister.
All alone, with only stories for company, Henry discovers that Hope House is full of strange secrets: a forgotten attic, ghostly figures, mysterious firelight that flickers in the trees beyond the garden.
One night she ventures into the darkness of Nightingale Wood. What she finds there will change her whole world...