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Song for a Scarlet runner
The fantastic story of a young girl who must run for her life because she has brought bad luck to her village...Classic adventure-fantasy by an author with a fabulous and original storytelling voice.
Peat is on the run - forced to flee for her life when she's blamed for bringing bad luck to her village. She heads for the endless marshes, where she's caught by an old healer-woman who makes Peat her apprentice and teaches her the skill of storytelling.
But a story can be a dangerous thing. It can take you out of one world and leave you stranded in another - and Peat finds herself trapped in an eerie place beyond the Silver River where time stands still. Her only friends are a 900-year-old boy and his ghost hound, plus a small and slippery sleek - a cunning creature that might sink his teeth into your leg one minute, and save your life the next.
This book tells the story of a girl called Peat and her adventures with the mysterious sleek. Her travels take her from her home in the overhang, through the marshes, Hub and the Silver River where she makes friends with a 900 year old boy and his ghost hound.
This story has unpredictable twists and turns and you never know what will happen next. This is not the sort of book we normally read, but we really enjoyed it.