Book Review: The Ghost Woods by C.J. Cooke

Set to be published on 13th October, The Ghost Woods by C.J. Cooke is set in the midst of the woods where a house called Lichen Hall stands. This place is shrouded in folklore – old stories of ghosts, of witches, of a child who was not quite a child. Now the woods are creeping closer, and something has been unleashed.

Pearl Gorham arrives in 1965, one of a string of young women sent to Lichen Hall to give birth. And she soon suspects the proprietors are hiding something. Then she meets the mysterious mother and young boy who live in the grounds – and together they begin to unpick the secrets of this place.

As the truth comes to the surface and the darkness moves in, Pearl must rethink everything she knew – and risk what she holds most dear.

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Book Review: The Lighthouse Witches by C.J. Cooke

“Upon the cliffs of a remote Scottish island stands a lighthouse. Mysterious and terrible events have happened on this island. It started with a witch hunt. Now, centuries later, islanders are vanishing without explanation. Coincidence? Or curse?”

Set to be published on 30th September, The Lighthouse Witches by C.J. Cooke is set on a remote Scottish island where the Stay family move into a 100-year-old lighthouse where single mother Liv is commissioned to paint a mural. The locals warn her about wildlings, but Liv doesn’t believe in witches or dark omens. But within months, Liv will only have one of her three daughters, Luna, left, after two of her sisters go missing. Twenty years later, Luna is drawn back to the place her family vanished when one of her sisters is found – only she’s the same age as when she disappeared. Now, it’s up to Luna to find out the truth. But what really happened at the lighthouse all those years ago?

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