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The Charmed Children of Rookskill Castle

The Charmed Children of Rookskill Castle by Janet Fox (Viking, 2016); audiobook read by Fiona Hardingham (Listening Library, 2016) Another middle-grade fantasy set during the Blitz. The children on this occasion are evacuated to a castle in Scotland and thence embroiled in a supernatural closed-circle murder(ish) mystery. The storytelling is proficient enough but the developing threat is undermined by narrative…