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The Cottingley Secret

(2017)
A novel by

 
 
The New York Times best-selling author turns the clock back to a time when two young girls convinced the world that fairies really did exist....

1917: When two young cousins, Frances Griffiths and Elsie Wright from Cottingley, England, announce they have photographed fairies at the bottom of the garden, their parents are astonished. But when the great novelist Sir Arthur Conan Doyle endorses the photographs' authenticity, the girls become a sensation, their discovery offering something to believe in amid a world ravaged by war.

One year later.... When Olivia Kavanagh finds an old manuscript and a photograph in her late grandfather's bookshop, she becomes fascinated by the story of the two young girls who mystified the world. As Olivia is drawn into events a century ago, she becomes aware of the past and the present intertwining, blurring her understanding of what is real and what is imagined. As she begins to understand why a nation once believed in fairies, will Olivia find a way to believe in herself?

Genre: Historical

Praise for this book

"The Cottingley Secret tells the tale of two girls who somehow convince the world that magic exists. An artful weaving of old legends with new realities, this tale invites the reader to wonder: could it be true?" - Kate Alcott

"I adored The Cottingley Secret... Gaynor has penned in majestic prose an enchanting and enthralling tale of childhood magic, forgotten dreams, and finding the parts of ourselves we thought were lost forever." - Pam Jenoff

"There is real magic in these pages. And beauty. And heart." - Nicole Mary Kelby


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Used availability for Hazel Gaynor's The Cottingley Secret

Hardback Editions

July 2018 : UK Hardback

Title: The Cottingley Secret
Author(s): Hazel Gaynor
ISBN: 1-4448-3739-7 / 978-1-4448-3739-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft
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February 2018 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Cottingley Secret (Wheeler Large Print Book)
Author(s): Hazel Gaynor
ISBN: 1-4328-4758-9 / 978-1-4328-4758-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Wheeler Publishing Large Print
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July 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Cottingley Secret: A Novel
Author(s): Hazel Gaynor
ISBN: 0-06-269048-5 / 978-0-06-269048-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: William Morrow
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Paperback Editions

2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Cottingley Secret
Author(s): Hazel Gaynor
ISBN: 0-00-820815-8 / 978-0-00-820815-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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September 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Cottingley Secret
Author(s): Hazel Gaynor
ISBN: 0-00-820814-X / 978-0-00-820814-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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August 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Cottingley Secret: A Novel
Author(s): Hazel Gaynor
ISBN: 0-06-249984-X / 978-0-06-249984-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
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Audio Editions

September 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Cottingley Secret
Author(s): Hazel Gaynor
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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September 2017 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Cottingley Secret
Author(s): Hazel Gaynor
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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September 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Cottingley Secret
Author(s): Hazel Gaynor
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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August 2017 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Cottingley Secret
Author(s): Hazel Gaynor
ISBN: 1-5384-1629-8 / 978-1-5384-1629-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperAudio
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August 2017 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Cottingley Secret: A Novel
Author(s): Hazel Gaynor
ISBN: 1-5384-1628-X / 978-1-5384-1628-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers and Blackstone Audio
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August 2017 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: The Cottingley Secret: A Novel
Author(s): Hazel Gaynor
ISBN: 1-5384-1630-1 / 978-1-5384-1630-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers and Blackstone Audio
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August 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Cottingley Secret: A Novel
Author(s): Hazel Gaynor
Publisher: HarperAudio
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August 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Cottingley Secret: A Novel
Author(s): Hazel Gaynor
Publisher: HarperAudio
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Kindle Editions

September 2017 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Cottingley Secret
Author(s): Hazel Gaynor
Publisher: HarperCollins
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August 2017 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Cottingley Secret: A Novel
Author(s): Hazel Gaynor
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
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