J. A. Baker
A Brooding and suspenseful thriller that will appeal to fans of Rachel Abbott, Mark Edwards and Shalini Boland. Faye and her husband Hugh have had a traumatic year. Wanting to start again, the couple decides to buy a large rundown property in North Yorkshire, hoping to leave the past behind them. However, the tranquility is soon ruined when Faye begins to awake, every night, to the sound of somebody creeping around the bedroom. She tries to explain...
J. A. Baker's extraordinary classic of British nature writing was first published in 1967. Greeted with acclaim, it went on to win the Duff Cooper Prize, the pre-eminent literary prize of the time. Luminaries such as Ted Hughes, Barry Lopez and Andrew Motion have cited it as one of the most important books in twentieth-century nature writing. Despite the association of peregrines with the wild, outer reaches of the British Isles, The Peregrine is...