Op Shop Book Project – #8
The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart by Holly Ringland
” Flowers, fire and fairy tales are the elements that will forever shape nine-year-old Alice Hart’s life, in The Lost Flower’s of Alice Hart, the international bestseller by Holly Ringland.
Alice Hart lives in isolation by the sea, where her mother’s enchanting flowers and their hidden messages shelter her from the dark moods of her father. When tragedy changes her life irrevocably, nine-year-old Alice goes to live with the grandmother she never knew existed, on a native flower farm that gives refuge to women who, like Alice, are lost or broken. In the Victorian tradition, every flower has a meaning and, as she settles into her new life, Alice uses this language of flowers to say the things that are too hard to speak.
As she grows older, though, family secrecy, a devastating betrayal and a man who’s not all he seems, combine to make Alice realise there are some stories that flowers alone cannot tell. If she is to have the freedom she craves, she must find the courage to possess the most powerful story she knows: her own.“
This is the eigth book re-released into the wild as part of the Op Shop Book Project.
It’s available to buy in all the usual places. You should also check out your library for a copy.
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Bought from Vinnies in Seaford VIC for $2
Sold as part of the Op Shop Book Project for $12.50