Abandoned at Chipchase's Travelling Circus as a baby, Louie dreams of becoming a showstopper, a tightrope walker--The Girl Who Walked on Air--she just needs to be given a chance. And the circus needs her, too--Wellbeloved's rival show is stealing their crowds.
Reluctantly Mr. Chipchase lets Louie perform. She is a sensation and gets an offer from the sinister Mr. Wellbeloved to perform...over Niagara Falls.
Soon Louie's bravery is tested not just on the highwire but in confronting her past and the shady characters in the world of the circus....
©2015 Emma Carroll (P)2015 Oakhill Publishing
"An adventure of old-fashioned charm." (The Sunday Times)
"Engaging and entertaining." (Independent on Sunday)
"With just the right amount of suspense, danger and intrigue and a few near death experiences thrown in for good measure this book will keep you hooked as you let your imagination take flight." (We Love This Book)
"This one ticks all the boxes--Emma Carroll is an author to watch." (Books for Keeps)
"Historical fiction fans will love Emma Carroll's The Girl Who Walked on Air...a brilliant follow up to Frost Hollow Hall." (Sunday Express)
"Filled with thrills, intrigue and learning the value of friendship and determination, this book is perfect for captivating the imagination of a developing reader." (Mumsnet)
I just loved it. I was listening to it last night but I couldn't get to sleep it was so exciting!
The only thing is that the characters weren't quite as I had imagined them in my head.
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