The Hunger Trace

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Simon & Schuster, 2011 - Families - 360 pages
9 Reviews
The sudden death of David Bryant, the charismatic owner of a rambling Derbyshire wildlife park, leaves an indelible mark on three very different people.
David's young widow, Maggie, struggles to preserve the park and to forge friendships untainted by the suspicions of others. His old friend Louisa, a falconer who lives on the grounds, just wants to be left alone with her hawks and the dark secret she has shared with David since their youth. Meanwhile, Christopher, David's eccentric teenage son from an earlier marriage, strives for a life beyond the park and trawls the internet for a woman who shares his family values.
With the arrival of a stranger, and unforeseen disaster amid the worst rains for a hundred years, the loyalties of Maggie, Louisa and Christopher will be stretched to breaking point, and each must face the decisions which will define themů

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User Review  - Nigel - Goodreads

A strong, compelling and engrossing with some intriguing characters and an unpredictable plot. It's a vivid and evocative novel from a young writer. Read full review

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User Review  - Ali Stetson - Goodreads

A Beautiful and fantastic read, I couldn't put it down. I was truly captivated by this book, beginning to end. Read full review

About the author (2011)

Edward Hogan was born in Derby in 1980 and now lives in Brighton. He is a graduate of the MA creative writing course at UEA and a recipient of the David Higham Award. His first novel, Blackmoor, was shortlisted for the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award, the Dylan Thomas Prize and won the Desmond Elliot Prize.

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