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...

  • Sarah Leavesley

    These are such lovely books. Such care has gone into designing cover, illustrations, even the font and ink colour so that the physical object of the book enhances the enjoyment of reading the story. T...

  • Aaron Jeffery

    I may or may not have stayed up until 11:30 at night to finish this book......I didAnd I don’t regret it This book was really good and I think it’s safe to say that this series is one of my favour...

  • Brianna

    3.5 stars...

  • 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...