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Calder Cove, a quiet seaside village... or is it? 




When a strange medieval castle appears out of nowhere, the town's folk are thrown into utter turmoil. Time reveals that the building is a school - one where children are locked away, a cursed ring is stolen, a boy vanishes and a golden door materializes inside an empty room. Is the village and its people doomed? 


A fantasy read for all the family.

About The Author

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Having done all the usual stuff – school, marriage, kids – Margaret moved to Tiaro, Queensland, Australia from Tasmania. She’s currently retired and spends most of her time writing, reading and doing needlework. 


She has published several books - children’s fantasy, YA and adult fiction, along with the castle chronicles for Victory Village at Riverbend, and had a short story included in a Canadian anthology.  The Ring of Curses – her first book, and her first book in her Merlin’s School for Ordinary Children fantasy series - was nominated for the Ditmar awards, and in 2014 and 2015 Margaret was a featured author in The Premier’s Reading Challenge, Tasmania. This year – 2021 - her short story, Three Wishes Granted, will be winging its way to the moon (see www.writersonthemoon.com) to be included in the first Lunar Library, along with 1,200 other authors, artists and composers.

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