Twist of Fortune
The Pargeter children have a happy life in the country. But when Pa leaves for America to seek his fortune, things begin to go badly wrong. They find themselves in the care of Aunt Maud and miserable Uncle Bert living in the most dangerous and notorious part of London called Devil’s Acre.
When life in the city proves impossible, the three children decide to leave. Together with their small dog, Patch, they set out on a hazardous journey to find their long-lost grandfather.
An exciting story full of twists and turns set in Victorian London.
Shortlisted for the Historical Society’s Young Quills Award
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