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    Out of Sight, Out of Time – Ally Carter

    “‘Where am I?’ I heard the words, but I wasn’t sure I’d said them. The voice was rough, too coarse to be mine. It was as if there were a stranger in my skin, lying in the dark, saying, ‘Who’s there?’ ‘So it’s English is it?’  As soon as the young woman moved to stand at the end of the bed, I could see that she was beautiful. She had an Irish accent and strawberry blonde hair in a shade that could never be anything but natural.”  When Cammie wakes up in a strange room, surrounded by strangers, she has no clue how she got there. Things soon get even…

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    The Castle – Sophia Bennett

    “What is wrong with this picture?  It’s Saturday afternoon. We’re in the small, ancient church of St Thomas the Martyr in Winchelsea, where my granny does the flowers, and where I was christened fourteen years ago.  I’m in a satin dress. An old-fashioned bridesmaid’s dress with a sash. It’s apricot satin, apparently. Or peach. Some soft fruit or other. And it comes down to my ankles. Did I mention the sash? There are no words.” Peta is watching her mother marry a family friend, just a year after her dad has been declared dead, when she gets a phone call. Its not great timing but the caller, who she doesn’t…