The Cottingley Secret

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Product Details

Price
$15.99  $14.87
Publisher
William Morrow & Company
Publish Date
Pages
416
Dimensions
5.3 X 8.0 X 1.0 inches | 0.6 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780062499844

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About the Author

Hazel Gaynor is the award-winning New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of A Memory of Violets and The Girl Who Came Home, for which she received the 2015 Romantic Novelists' Association Historical Romantic Novel of the Year award. Her third novel, The Girl from The Savoy, was an Irish Times and Globe and Mail bestseller, and was shortlisted for the 2016 Irish Book Awards Popular Fiction Book of the Year. Her most recent novel, The Lighthouse Keeper's Daughter, was a USA Today and Irish Times bestseller, and was shortlisted for the 2019 Historical Writers' Association Gold Crown Award. Hazel's work has been translated into fourteen languages. She lives in Ireland with her husband and two children.

Reviews

"In The Cottingley Secret, Gaynor asks us the question we all have buried somewhere in our hearts-- is believing in ourselves, perhaps, the most important magic of all?"--Heather Webb, author of Rodin's Lover
"Richly imagined and terrifically enchanting, Hazel Gaynor's The Cottingley Secret is an enthralling tale where memories serve as lifelines for the living, and the unseen is made real. Reading this novel is akin to finding hidden treasure - each character, a friend; each chapter, a revelation."--Ami McKay, author of The Witches of New York
"There is real magic in these pages. And beauty. And heart."--Nicole Mary Kelby, author of The Pink Suit
"The Cottingley Secret tells the tale of two girls who somehow convince the world that magic exists. An artful weaving of old legends with new realities, this tale invites the reader to wonder: could it be true?"-- Kate Alcott, New York Times bestselling author of The Dressmaker
"I adored The Cottingley Secret [...] Gaynor has penned in majestic prose an enchanting and enthralling tale of childhood magic, forgotten dreams, and finding the parts of ourselves we thought were lost forever."--Pam Jenoff, New York Times bestselling author of The Orphan's Tale
"Beautifully written and expertly researched, Gaynor's latest is a look at one of history's most intriguing mysteries and an important reminder of the power of belief."--Booklist (starred review)
"Gaynor (The Girl from the Savoy, 2016, etc.) creates a lovely meditation on the power of belief and hope."--Kirkus Reviews
"Hazel Gaynor brings the mystery of the Cottingley Fairies thrillingly to life...A mystery, a love story, and an enchanting and surprising journey of self-discovery, The Cottingley Secret unwraps the true story behind one of the great hoaxes of the 19th century while still allowing the possibility of the magical."--Kate Forsyth, author of Bitter Greens