Author(s): Michael Ford
Young Adult | No Category
Abigail is a maidservant in Greave Hall, an elegant London household governed by the tyrannical housekeeper, Mrs Cotton. Whilst the widowed master slips slowly into madness, Mrs Cotton gradually usurps the position of gentlewoman of the house.
Page-turning ghostly thriller set in Victorian London From the talented and effortlessly adaptable author behind the Spartan Warrior series and numerous books in the 1.5 million copy selling Beast Quest series Michael Ford weaves a mystery worthy of Wilkie Collins, with enough chills to rival The Woman in Black and a deadly secret at its core
Praise for The Poisoned House: 'Jim Carrington has succeeded in building a very real and malicious psychological bully ... An interesting plot-driven story and certainly a book to raise issues' Bookfest
Michael Ford read English and Classics at Oxford University. He worked in children's non-fiction publishing for several years before becoming an editor of adult fiction in west London.