Young adult novel set just after Britain declared war on Germany. Maureen Frazers father has been sent to the front, her mother is helping with the war effort, & Maureen is shipped off to the Logan Academy for Young Ladies, a remote but safe boarding school in Scotland. There she finds that the girls have a secret society, called the Seven Magpies. When Maureen herself falls under the spell of a strange standing stone, she begins to understand whats making her schoolmates seem so strange. And then she discovers what the real danger is. A magical story of what happens when teenagers tamper with the ancient power of the Celts.
Used availability for Monica Hughes's The Seven Magpies
June 1996 : USA Hardback
1996 : UK Hardback
June 2005 : UK Mass Market Paperback
March 1996 : UK Paperback