- By Jennie Orbell

The Sleeping Field

  • Title: The Sleeping Field
  • Author: Jennie Orbell
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 347
  • Format: ebook
  • The Sleeping Field Finding five year old Rosie Tucker s body is the catalyst for Mari Madder to leave her current life and to seek the protection of her aunts home an established sanctuary for old and mistreated donkey

    Finding five year old Rosie Tucker s body is the catalyst for Mari Madder to leave her current life and to seek the protection of her aunts home, an established sanctuary for old and mistreated donkeys Mari is taking nothing with her except a secret In a place of gentle creatures, friendly people, a manic cat and glorious countryside, Mari is determined to build a newFinding five year old Rosie Tucker s body is the catalyst for Mari Madder to leave her current life and to seek the protection of her aunts home, an established sanctuary for old and mistreated donkeys Mari is taking nothing with her except a secret In a place of gentle creatures, friendly people, a manic cat and glorious countryside, Mari is determined to build a new life, but it won t come easily because she is not the only one keeping a secret Life changes are coming for everyone at Mill House Sanctuary but not before a dark and sinister past is revealed.

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    1. The Sleeping is a delightful read that will please everyone. It has a bit of everything in it to keep readers turning pages - from murder to mystery to the paranormal - to dark family secrets. Add in a lovely touch of humour every so often, a cast of quirky characters and some great animals and the English countryside, and you have a winner. Mari can see dead people - and so the police use her paranormal skills to find bodies. But a child's body is one body too much, and Mari flees to the countr [...]

    2. A rather unusual but gripping book and it did have me on the edge of my seat. Marrakech has an unusual gift of sight where she sees dead children, she hasn't told many people about what she views as her curse but she does help the police locate the bodies of dead children. After this role takes it's toll on her and a rather messy break up she decides to move to the country with her aunts. Everything seems idyllic except for the nightmares she has, but who or what is haunting her and why? I loved [...]

    3. The main character in The Sleeping Field is a warm, loving, ordinary human being, with an extraordinary gift that she considers to be a curse. Without giving too much away, this gift along with another set of circumstances, makes her decide to move to the country to live with two extended family members. She hopes that the change of scene will heal her soul and help her to regain her strength.Wrong!The story unfolds and the suspense is almost palpable.The Sleeping Field is a wonderful read and h [...]

    4. I really enjoyed reading this book. The story was most intriguing and as the characters developed, I was drawn in deeper to the point when I could not put the book down. Set in an idyllic village described so well that if you close your eyes you could almost be there, with believable characters, most of whom are hiding a secret. Twists and turns aplenty, along with humour (a cat called Road Rage - I kid you not!) and an unpredictable plot, make for an excellent read.This is the first book by Jen [...]

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