It’s 1847 and the Great Famine is destroying Ireland. The Drumshee twins, Fiona and Deirdre, and their brothers, Martin and Daniel, are in trouble. The black fever has killed their parents and they have no money left to buy food.
They’ve no choice but to enter the dreaded workhouse. In the workhouse they face a fight for survival. Will they be able to overcome hunger, fever and the Matron’s greed? Will Fiona and Deirdre come up with an escape plan?
And if they ever get back to Drumshee will they be in time to keep the secret safe because once again, Drumshee is hiding something …
About the author.
Cora Harrison, a primary school teacher and principal for many years has a Diploma in Language and Reading Development.
Author of over 20 books, from beginner readers (Dragonfly Series), Irish language, young novels (Drumshee Series), teenage (Jane Austen series) and adult (Burren Mysteries) as well as one of the Chimp series and a new London Murder Mystery series. Check out her website on www.coraharrison.com for worksheets on her books.