The Beauty of Impossible Things

Rachel Donohue

RRP: £8.99

7 April 2022

Published by Corvus

ISBN: 9781786499424

RRP: £14.99

6 May 2021

Published by Corvus

ISBN: 9781838952143

RRP: £4.99

6 May 2021

Published by Corvus

ISBN: 9781786499431

‘Poetic, atmospheric’ Daily Mail

Foresight is not always a gift…

The summer Natasha Rothwell turns fifteen, strange dancing lights appear in the sky above her small town, lights that she interprets as portents of doom.

Natasha leads a sheltered life with her beautiful, bohemian mother in a crumbling house by the sea. As news of the lights spreads, more and more visitors arrive in the town, creating a feverish atmosphere of anticipation and dread. And the arrival of a new lodger, the handsome Mr Bowen, threatens to upset the delicate equilibrium between mother and daughter.

Then Natasha’s fears seem to be realized when a local teenager goes missing, and she is called on to help. But her actions over that long, hot summer will have unforeseen and ultimately tragic consequences that will cast a shadow for many years to come…