Mother Daughter Book Reviews is pleased to welcome author Wendy Hobbs as a guest contributor with us today. Ms. Hobbs is here to share information about her book, “The Spell of Pencliff”, the first book in the “Claudia Quash” middle grade series for children.
Claudia Quash: The Spell of Pencliff
by Wendy Hobbs
About the Book
Title: The Spell of Pencliff (The Claudia Quash series, Book #1) | Author: Wendy Hobbs | Publication Date: October 11, 2015 | Publisher: Onion Custard Kids | Pages: 176 | Recommended Ages: 8+
Book Synopsis: This is the first book in a middle-grade fantasy series that features time travel, magic, and the classic home-away-home structure.
Claudia Quash receives a letter from her dead great-grandfather, Jasper, on her thirteenth birthday asking her to clear his wife’s name of a terrible crime. Following the arrival of this letter, weird events start to occur around Claudia and she discovers a timemachine made by Jasper. Using his device, she travels to the past, when her village was full of magic, and sorcerers had free rein over the townspeople. There, she meets new friends and faces the devilish adversary who framed her great-grandmother.
The Buzz About the Book
“I enjoyed this story enough it’s going in my personal library. I’ll be watching for the next book. You ought to read it, too.” ~ 5 Stars, Jo-Ann H., Amazon
“A magical book by an author with a great imagination. I am looking forward to reading book 2. ” ~ 5 Stars, Joan M., Amazon
“My daughter enjoyed the book so much and the character Claudia Quash I decided to read the book.What a great story , l loved the characters and when you finished each chapter you just could not put the book down. It’s a magical story and really original.” ~ 5 Stars, Amazon Customer, UK
“I really enjoyed the book, very exciting read & very well written!! The author has really nailed it with this story and I look forward to more to come. I thoroughly recommend this to every one!!” ~ 5 Stars, Simon D., Amazon UK
About the Guest Contributor: Wendy Hobbs
Wendy has given up her legal career as property lawyer to follow her dream of being a writer. Wendy draws inspiration from her daughter (also called Claudia!), and enjoys story telling, theatre, dance, and modelling. She lives in Cardiff, South Wales, with her husband, daughter, and their cat called Toffee.