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The Wren Hunt by Mary Watson

'How can I betray you if I'm not on your side?' I said, feeling his fist against my scalp. Pulling hair was such a dirty trick.

Appearances can be deceptive and we are sometimes betrayed by those we've trusted the most, only to find a place for ourselves amongst those we've been taught to trust the least. And so it is for the young girl who is the protagonist of The Wren Hunt. Based in a contemporary Ireland that hasn't quite let go of the Old Ways, this is a tale that weaves back and forth between a distant past and a deceptive present...