The Little Shop of Found Things

The Little Shop of Found Things

eBook - 2018
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New York Times bestselling author of The Witch's Daughter Paula Brackston returns to her trademark blend of magic and romance guaranteed to enchant in The Little Shop of Found Things, the first book in a new continuing series. An antique shop haunted by a ghost.A silver treasure with an injustice in its story.An adventure to the past she'll never forget. Xanthe and her mother Flora leave London behind for a fresh start, taking over an antique shop in the historic town of Marlborough. Xanthe has always had an affinity with some of the antiques she finds. When she touches them, she can sense something of the past they come from and the stories they hold. When she has an intense connection to a beautiful silver chatelaine she has to know more. It is while she's examining the chatelaine that she's transported back to the seventeenth century where it has its origins. She discovers there is an injustice in its history. The spirit that inhabits her new home confronts her and charges her with saving her daughter's life, threatening to take Flora's if she fails. While Xanthe fights to save the girl amid the turbulent days of 1605, she meets architect Samuel Appleby. He may be the person who can help her succeed. He may also be the reason she can't bring herself to leave.
Publisher: 2018
ISBN: 9781466884106
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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trickbag22
May 03, 2019

Worth a read but not a book to read again. It reminds me of the Outlander series minus the long ancestry of magically gifted people. Basically she can often see or feel the history in objects and when a restless spirit uses her to change history for her wronged daughter, the story begins. There is some romance but it doesn’t overwhelm the storyline. A nice summer read

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Karen_187
Jan 16, 2019

Read this book it was Great!!! It's the first book in the Series

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laphampeak
Jan 06, 2019

A light and enjoyable read. Bits of mystery, romance, and lore. The moving through portal in time has slight resemblance to the series "Outlander". Well plotted with fine conclusion.

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