It was dark where she was crouched but the little girl did as she’d been told. The lady had said to wait…
In the year 1913 a little girl aged 4 is left alone on a dock in Melbourne, Australia. All she has is a little white suitcase that contains a book of fairy tales by Eliza Makepeace. The little girl is later named Nell and raised by the dockmaster and his wife. What happened to lead up to this child being abandoned is the mystery that must be solved in this atmospheric novel. Nell, and years later, her granddaughter search for clues. The answer involves a great manner house in Cornwall, England, smugglers caves, and of course a forgotten garden. Read the book to unravel the mystery along with them.
Check the BPL catalog for this title: The Forgotten Garden