Midnight Is a Place Author:Joan Aiken A vast stone pile of a house, brooding Midnight Court is owned by Sir Randolph Grimsby, who also owns the big carpet factory in the nearby town of Blastburn. — Inside Midnight Court, Sir Randolph's ward, the young and lonely Lucas Bell, watches as a carriage deposits a mysterious arrival. Will this be a friend for him at last? His hopes are d... more »ashed when he meets the newcomer, Anna-Marie, who is unfriendly, spoiled -- and French.
Then, with dazzling swiftness, disaster strikes, forcing Lucas and Anna-Marie to fend for themselves as best they can. How will the two of them possibly survive?« less