Set in a Tyneside fishing village, Herring Girl moves effortlessly between 1898 and 2007 as twelve-year-old Ben finds himself the unlikely conduit for Annie, a herring girl who lived - and died - a century earlier.
As Ben tries to unravel the puzzle of Annie's death, he is drawn irresistibly into her long-vanished world.
Bringing the startling story of Annie's life and curious death vividly to life, this brilliantly realised historical mystery introduces a cast of unforgettable characters, and reveals how the secrets of our past are never too far away.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 480 pages
- Publisher: Oneworld Publications
- Publication Date: 07/08/2014
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781780744926