THE WOMAN IN THE WOOD
by Lesley Pearse (Penguin Random House, R295)
After their mother is taken into an asylum, Maisy and her twin brother Duncan are sent to live with their grandmother in the countryside. Cold and hard, she leaves them to grow up alone. When Duncan goes missing, neither his grandmother nor the police seem to care. It’s up to Maisy to solve the mystery of her brother’s disappearance.