In a world of secrets, nothing is what it seems...
'No clue about why the Queen vanished had ever been found. Until now...'
The day Charlie discovers a scrap of paper that could solve the dark mystery of her mother's disappearance, her world changes. Forever.
Charlie and her friend, Toby, must race against time on a dangerous mission to uncover the sinister truth. But in this shadowy world of secrets and lies, there is more to fear than they can possibly imagine...
Ellen Renner grew up in the Ozark hills of southern Missouri and moved to England in her twenties. She trained as a painter before turning her artistic hand to creative writing.
CASTLE OF SHADOWS was Ellen's stunning debut novel. It won the 2007 Cornerstone's/Writers News WOW Factor Competition, which led her to be snapped up by her agent, Rosemary Canter. The brilliant CITY OF THIEVES followed.
Ellen lives in Devon with her husband and young son - in a castle!