“Shows shimmering layers of charm, emotional intelligence and mystery.” – Amanda Craig, The Times
"Stormswept is an atmospheric, lyrical novel from Helen Dunmore, who has returned to the unforgettable world she created in her Ingo novels… An engaging and emotional adventure." – We Love This Book
"A beautifully written story with vivid characters….A tense, imaginative adventure.” – The Daily Mail
An atmospheric and beautifully written adventure, from the award-winning author of the Ingo series.
Morveren lives with her parents and twin sister Jenna on an island off the coast of Cornwall.
As Morveren and Jenna’s relationship shifts and changes, like driftwood on the tide, Morveren finds a beautiful teenage boy in a rock pool after a storm. Going to his rescue, she is shocked to see that he is not human but a Mer boy.
With Jenna refusing to face the truth, Morveren finds herself alone at the worst possible time. Because when the worlds of Air and Mer meet, the consequences can be terrible…
About the Author
Helen Dunmore is an award-winning novelist and poet as well as a children's writer. She has published eight collections of poetry, and has written nine novels and two collections of short stories. She has won the Orange Prize for Fiction with her novel A Spell of Winter, and her novel The Siege was shortlisted for the Orange Prize and the Whitbread Prize for Fiction and was serialised on BBC Radio 4.