Moonlight and the Pearler’s Daughter


Historical Fiction

UK Publication

Mantle, March 2022

US Publication

Simon and Schuster, June 2022

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Press and Reviews

I loved it: a gritty plot, exquisite prose, and a vivid evocation of a dangerous time and place. Wonderfully researched and realised.”

Moonlight and the Pearler's Daughter is a gorgeous debut. Both a breathtaking adventure story and a moving testimony to the lengths we go to for the…”

Immersive storytelling, a rollicking mystery and a take-no-prisoners heroine.”

Tense and vividly atmospheric, with a determined, independent heroine intent on the truth . . . beautifully written, unflinching and brimming with adventure.”

A stunning debut . . . paints a memorable picture of ambition, sacrifice and corruption while exploring personal loss as driving force.”