THROUGH THE MIRROR DOOR

“Wait!” I shouted, “there’s someone up there,” but when I looked back at the top of the house there was no light, there was no fire and there was definitely no face.

Life hasn’t been great for Angela since tragedy took her family away. But Angela is given once last chance when she is invited on holiday with her Aunt Cece and her bratty cousins Kitty and Fliss. 

Angela tries to behave herself, but she knows secrets lie in the walls of their crumbling French holiday home. Soon night time foot steps, flickering candlelight and shadows in windows lead Angela to Julien - a boy who needs her help. But is it too late? Through saving Julien can Angela save herself?

An enchanting timeslip mystery that will capture your heart and keep you guessing to the last page. 

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Reviews

"A huge atmospheric ghost story, which is layered full of mystery ... a brilliant debut book and a highly recommended read." - Mr Ripley's Enchanted Books
"An intriguing, beautiful debut...marvellously spooky and will keep you guessing to the very end." - Book Lover Jo
"This time-slip novel mixes intrigue, friendship, hope, fear and a dash of spookiness to great effect. Well paced throughout, with an increasingly tightly coiled onwards draw towards the final pages, Baker's book successfully mixes a fresh modern sensibility with a historically rooted yet timeless story about our need to face our demons and our desire to feel a secure sense of "home", however we define it … 'Through the Mirror Door' delivers a wonderful dose of escapism along with something a little meatier to feel inspired by. An accomplished début I'll be recommending to many 9-13 year olds." - Playing By The Book
"Captivating and twisty, [Baker's] use of classic ingredients makes a fantastic new dish." - Minerva Reads
 
 
 
"A thrilling mystery that looks set to become a modern classic... An inspiring tale of survival, friendship and love, this is an enchanting debut from an exciting new children’s author." - Lancashire Evening Post
"A highly original mystery story that successfully combines a modern day and historical setting. A definite must-read." - The Bookbag

"Angela is a heart-breaking character, driven by loneliness and guilt. She does not believe she deserves a home, or that she truly belongs anywhere. Readers will get caught up in her adventure as she throws all thoughts of herself aside in order to save a boy she barely knows." - Booktrust

"This is an unusual, absorbing story that quickly draws you in. It is full of interesting twists and surprises that will keep you guessing. I couldn't put it down." - Primary Times