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Marcus Elliot has been around the block a few times, he’s cynical, arrogant and used to getting his own way. He likes order and running, and when he’s not working he feels he’s deserved a quiet life.
Hannah and Helena jump the lights in an immaculate vintage car but only Elliot seems to witness it.
When he runs into them twice more later that same day, he starts to become obsessed. Are they quite what they seem – a pair of innocent sisters? Who is the little girl they pass off as their cousin? Where are they taking her? Why must he pursue them?
Marcus is compelled to follow Hannah and Helena back into their world, a world without rules or laws, only expectations. A world where he discovers just what he is capable of and though magic isn’t a word they use, that’s what he finds. Not hocus pocus magic, but the magic of the mind; a magic that explains past events, a magic that will take over the rest of his life, a life very different from the one he’s been leading so far.
And what about Hannah, the intriguing Hannah, how does she feel about him?
Everything he believed about himself and his perception of the world around him is about to be challenged. To understand his destiny he must confront the myth that is his father, the enigmatic Gabriel, whom Marcus always believed to be an idealised fantasy created by his mother.
Quirky, British contemporary fiction.