Wormwood Mire (Stella Montgomery, #2) by Judith Rossell
THE MUCH-AWAITED SEQUEL TO THE RUNAWAY BESTSELLER WITHERING-BY-SEA’you won’t be disappointed. Wormwood Mire is another page-turner.’ – Kids’ Book Review
When Stella Montgomery returned to the Hotel Majestic cold and wet but exhilarated by adventure, the Aunts were furious.Now they are sending Stella away to the old family home at Wormwood Mire, where she must live with two strange cousins and their governess.But within the overgrown grounds of the mouldering house, dark secrets slither and skulk, and soon Stella must be brave once more if she’s to find out who – or what – she really is …From bestselling writer-illustrator Judith Rossell comes the thrilling and magical sequel to her multi-award-winning novel, Withering-by-Sea.
SERIES AWARDS Withering-by-Sea (Book 1)Winner – 2015 Indie Awards, Book of the Year: Children’s & YAWinner – 2015 Australian Book Industry Awards, Book of the Year: Older ChildrenWinner – 2015 Davitt AwardsHonour Book – 2015 Children’s Book Council of Australia AwardsShortlisted – 2015 Prime Minister’s Literary AwardsShortlisted – 2014 Aurealis AwardsShortlisted – 2017 Australian Book Design AwardsWormwood Mire (Book 2)Winner – 2017 Davitt AwardsShortlisted – 2017 Indie Awards, Book of the Year: Children’s & YAShortlisted – 2017 Australian Book Industry Awards, Book of the Year: Older ChildrenShortlisted – 2017 ABA Booksellers’ Choice AwardShortlisted – 2017 Australian Book Design AwardsNotable Book – 2017 Children’s Book Council of Australia Awards