Eighty8Tales Press, 2012
Arthur Ness is a lonely, scared young boy - evacuated from wartime London to live in the countryside village of Waterwhistle, there's a lot for him to get used to. The fields, the farm animals, the quiet. But the more Arthur explores his new home, the more it becomes evident that the village's strangeness may not all be in his mind. Arthur begins to uncover clues that seem to suggest that his host, the very scary Lady Eris, may have something to do with the village's frightful silence. And then, of course, there's the talking cat...