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Runaway Marie-Louise Jensen

Runaway By Marie-Louise Jensen

Runaway by Marie-Louise Jensen

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Charlotte's life has been torn apart. Disguising herself as a stable boy, she seeks refuge at a grand country estate. There, she meets Belle, a horse so beautiful and kind Charlotte almost forgets the disturbing events that forced her into hiding. But as she's stopped running from her past, it's rapidly catching up with her . . .

Runaway Summary

Runaway by Marie-Louise Jensen

Charlotte's life has been torn apart. She must flee the city, leaving behind everything she knows. With no family left, Charlotte seeks solace in the horses around her. She understands them, and they understand her. None so much as Belle, a horse so beautiful and kind Charlotte almost forgets the disturbing events that forced her into hiding. But once you stop running from the past, it can quickly catch up with you . . . how long will Charlotte be safe from a stranger who has sworn to find her - wherever she tries to hide . . . Dark secrets and forbidden love are a treacherous combination, in this page-turning adventure.

Runaway Reviews

'With feisty heroines and rich period details, Jensen is one of the best historical writers around.' * The Bookseller *
'Jensen's storytelling is enthralling and improves book by book.' * The Scotsman *
'Marie-Louise Jensen's characters are always well written, the historical details excellent and the pictures she paints always incredibly vivid.' * Birmingham Post *
'An enchanting historical novel for 11-plus...With a dash of class war in the brew, it's an addictive read.' * Amanda Craig, New Statesman *
'An exciting, fast moving narrative...' * David Blanch, Carousel: The Guide to Children's Books *
'I really enjoyed reading Runaway, as it was a mystery story with a bit of romance' * Natalia Grzesiak, Teen Titles *
'An exciting and suspenseful historical novel, reminiscent of Daphne Du Maurier's writing ... I shall certainly be reading more of this author's books and recommending her to pupils!' * Deborah Mason, The School Librarian *

About Marie-Louise Jensen

Marie-Louise Jensen was born in Henley-on-Thames to an English father and Danish mother. She studied Scandinavian and German with literature at the UEA and has lived in both Denmark and Germany. After teaching English at a German university for four years, Marie-Louise returned to England to care for her children full time. She completed an MA in Writing for Young People at the Bath Spa University in 2005. Marie-Louise now lives in Bath, reads, reviews, and writes books for young people, and home educates her two sons. This is her seventh book for Oxford University Press.

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Runaway by Marie-Louise Jensen
Used - Very Good
Oxford University Press
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