Wormwood Mire

Wormwood Mire

When Stella Montgomery returned to the Hotel Majestic cold and wet but exhilarated by adventure, the Aunts were furious.

Now they are sending Stella away to the old family home at Wormwood Mire, where she must live with two strange cousins and their governess.

But within the overgrown grounds of the mouldering house, dark secrets slither and skulk, and soon Stella must be brave once more if she's to find out who - or what - she really is ...

From bestselling writer-illustrator Judith Rossell comes the thrilling and magical sequel to her multi-award-winning novel, Withering-by-Sea.

Title:Wormwood Mire
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780733333019
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    Wormwood Mire Reviews

  • QNPoohBear

    After Stella's wild adventure, she is determined to get some answers from her aunts about her past. The Aunts are furious with Stella and refuse to answer questions. Instead, they pack her off to stay...

  • CLM

    Enjoyed this middle grade historical fantasy which reminded me of Eva Ibbotson. Here is a link to my review of books 1 and 2:https://perfectretort.blogspot.com/20......

  • Brona's Books

    Wormwood Mire is even more beautifully presented than Withering-by-Sea.The green ink font and illustrations generously scattered throughout the book make this a visual feast as well as a glorious, mys...

  • Beth E

    I liked this first book better than the first one in the series. It has a more cheerful tone and a possible better future for Stella.However, the climax of the book, to my mind, was very similar to th...

  • Erin

    I enjoyed Withering-by-Sea, but loved Wormwood Mire even better! It's a little more hopeful, the pace is wonderful (and even gripping), and I love where this story is going! The new characters introdu...

  • Imagene Wonders

    This book tells the story of Stella Montgomery, and how she moves to her family's house, called Wormwood Mire. She gets to meet some of her cousins, who live there. This is the second and final part o...

  • Amber

    Once again Judith Rossell has created a beautiful and immersive adventure.Stella is a great character, she is brave, curious and considerate. I loved her in the first book and now in the sequel she is...

  • Sharni

    What a gorgeous book! I loved finding out more about Stella's past as she looks for answers that nobody seems willing to give her - all she has to go in is a old photograph. Wormwood Mire was an amazi...

  • Sherry Mackay

    I hope there's a third book. What a great character Stella is, and how brave she is. I love the twists in the story and the surprise near the end. Lots to please everybody here. Monsters lurking; evil...

  • Dorine White

    Stella Montgomery lives with her three aunts in the Hotel Majestic. They are raising her to be a proper young lady, not someone who wishes for and participates in adventures. When a letter arrives fro...