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The Overlooker (Suzie Fewings)

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Publisher Comments:

Suzie Fewings, a keen family-history researcher, is delighted when her husband, Nick, catches the genealogy bug and whisks his family off to Lancashire to meet his oldest living relative, Martin, only to find him in hospital, too frail to receive visitors. Martin's daughter, Thelma, insists they stay, but her unsettling religious neighbour, Geoffrey, warns against their plans to research Nick's ancestors. It's not long before Suzie wonder if she should have heeded Geoffrey's ominous warning . . .

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"Sampson's intelligent if somewhat plodding fifth Suzie Fewings genealogical mystery (after 2011's Father Unknown) takes Suzie, husband Nick, and 14-year-old daughter Millie to an old Lancashire mill town to see Nick's oldest living relative, great-uncle Martin, who's in his 90s. On arrival at Martin's house, they learn from his daughter that he suffered a stroke earlier that day. Dismayed that this potential source of family lore may soon be lost to them, Suzie, Nick, and Millie take a tour of the town, visiting the dilapidated mills in which Nick's family once worked and finding one shop that's, curiously, still operating. They later come across an old family home occupied by a cagey man who refuses them entrance. Subsequent threatening text messages and phone calls make the Fewings wary of digging into more of the mill town's ghosts — and dampen anxiety-ridden Nick's interest in his family's history. The plot takes a number of twists and turns before the less-than-satisfying conclusion." Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.

About the Author

Fay Sampson, three-time nominee for "The Guardian" Children's Fiction Prize, is the author of many books, including the Pangur Ban Celtic Fantasies "Shape-Shifter," "Pangur Ban the White Cat," "Finnglas of the Horses," and "Finnglas and the Stones of Choosing,"

Product Details

ISBN:
9780727882417
Author:
Sampson, Fay
Publisher:
Severn House Publishers
Location:
Sutton
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Subject:
Lancashire
Subject:
Mystery, female sleuth, family history, genealogy, Suzie Fewings, Northern mill towns, Lancashire
Subject:
Mystery, femal
Subject:
e sleuth, family history, genealogy, Suzie Fewings, Northern mill towns, Lancashire
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Series:
A Suzie Fewings Genealogical Mystery
Series Volume:
5
Publication Date:
20130331
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.25 in

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Product details 208 pages Severn House Publishers - English 9780727882417 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Sampson's intelligent if somewhat plodding fifth Suzie Fewings genealogical mystery (after 2011's Father Unknown) takes Suzie, husband Nick, and 14-year-old daughter Millie to an old Lancashire mill town to see Nick's oldest living relative, great-uncle Martin, who's in his 90s. On arrival at Martin's house, they learn from his daughter that he suffered a stroke earlier that day. Dismayed that this potential source of family lore may soon be lost to them, Suzie, Nick, and Millie take a tour of the town, visiting the dilapidated mills in which Nick's family once worked and finding one shop that's, curiously, still operating. They later come across an old family home occupied by a cagey man who refuses them entrance. Subsequent threatening text messages and phone calls make the Fewings wary of digging into more of the mill town's ghosts — and dampen anxiety-ridden Nick's interest in his family's history. The plot takes a number of twists and turns before the less-than-satisfying conclusion." Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
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