Our Child of the Stars
From Shelf: Wish list
With the warmth of The Snow Child, the otherworldly storytelling of The Humans and the innocent wonder of ET, Our Child of the Stars is the perfect novel for our time: the story of a lost child, the family who try to protect him, and the secret that refuses to stay hidden . . .
In this magical, bewitching debut, Molly and Gene Myers' marriage is on the brink of collapse. Then a child arrives, with a remarkable appearance. Will he bring them together, or tear their whole world apart?Molly and Gene Myers were happy, until tragedy blighted their hopes of children. During the years of darkness and despair, they each put their marriage in jeopardy, but now they are starting to rebuild their fragile bond. Then the Meteor crashes into Amber Grove, devastating the small New England town - and changing their lives for ever. Molly, a nurse, caught up in the thick of the disaster, is given care of a desperately ill patient rescued from the wreckage: a sick boy with a remarkable appearance, an orphan who needs a mother. And soon the whole world will be looking for him. Cory's arrival has changed everything. And the Myers will do anything to keep him safe.'Part ET, part Wonder, part Snow Child, it has the same combination of science fiction and heart-tugging tenderness that Stephen King does so well' Grazia'Strong and generous' Daily Mail'Big-hearted' Financial Times'Wholly fresh and intensely gripping' Juliet McKenna
Format: Paperback / softback