‘The Jesse Tree’
Thursday 20th June 10.30am
at Burway Books, Church Stretton
Independent Bookshop Week 2019 Event.
We look forward to welcoming Shropshire author, Linda Hurcombe, who will be here to sign copies of her debut novel ‘The JesseTree‘.
Two teenagers. One summer. A murder mystery wrapped in an ancient riddle. The Jesse Tree is a captivating teen novel from a writer with a unique, timeless voice, set in the South Shropshire countryside.
“Now,” said Summer Locke, “you stare me in the eye to the count of one hundred, no blinking allowed, and we shall be kin and I will show you magic.” Robin used to live in London, in the heart of a city full of life. Now she’s living in the back of beyond in a sleepy rural backwater where nothing happens. Well, apart from the murder at the manor house. Oh, and the mysterious face at the window. And the bikers out for revenge. Robin wants to solve the mystery, and Summer Locke holds the key…
An evocative, haunting debut Young Adult novel about ancient riddles, Roma gypsies and buried treasure.
About the Author
Linda Hurcombe was born in Detroit Michigan, North America, and now lives in Shropshire. She taught English Literature in the USA and the UK, has been a freelance journalist and editor and has raised two children, Sean and Caitlin. Caitlin died in 1998 aged just nineteen and a charity is established in her memory. Linda has published several works of non-fiction; ‘The Jesse Tree’ is her first novel. Linda is passionate about young people and the potential of youth.