Coming in Spring 2020
London, 1754. Six years after leaving her illegitimate daughter Clara at London's Foundling Hospital, Bess Bright returns to reclaim the child she has never known.
Dreading the worst - that Clara has died in care - the last thing she expects to hear is that her daughter has already been reclaimed - by her.
Her life is turned upside down as she tries to find out who has taken her little girl - and why.
Set against the vibrant backdrop of Georgian London, The Foundling explores families, secrets, class, equality, power and the meaning of motherhood.
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THE FAMILIARS BOOK TOUR
Sunday 26th May, 11:15am – The Bath Festival | Tickets and more information
Monday 3rd June, 12:30pm – Calcot Manor & Spa, Gloucestershire | Tickets and more information
Thursday 13th June, 12pm – Gliterary Lunch, London | Tickets and more information
Saturday 29th June – Hinterland Festival, Ireland | Tickets and more information
Monday 1st July, 6:30pm – The Portico Library, Manchester | Tickets and more information
ABOUT STACEY HALLS
Stacey Halls grew up in Rossendale, Lancashire, as the daughter of market traders. She has always been fascinated by the Pendle witches. She studied journalism at the University of Central Lancashire and moved to London aged 21. She was media editor at The Bookseller and books editor at Stylist.co.uk, and has also written for Psychologies, the Independent and Fabulous magazine, where she now works as Deputy Chief Sub Editor. The Familiars is her first novel. You can find her on Instagram @staceyhallsauthor and Twitter @stacey_halls
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