‘It feels like the house is waiting. That’s because it is. Always waiting.’ Tizzie’s chaotic life with her feckless mum has brought her to Roven Mere, a rambling, lonely house. But when she arrives, nothing is as expected: the house seems like a museum, and Lord Rupert, the owner, is no-where to be found. Slowly, as she unravels the house’s riddles and secrets, Tizzie discovers the unexpected truth about why she has been brought there… A warm and touching tale from a Costa Award-winning author.