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Emily and the Angels

by Rosemary Wilkie


Copyright © Rosemary Wilkie 2011

Smashwords Edition


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Originally published by Morgan Books in 1998


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Chapter One

It was high summer. Heat and humidity lay over the land like a stifling blanket. No birds sang. The small town was sleepy, its old bricks and stones baking in the sun, its gardens limp and still.

A door slammed and a girl ran out scowling. She threw herself into a hammock at the far end of the garden and kicked angrily at the air until she was swinging wildly and the old trees creaked in protest.

Sarah wanted to do something useful to help save the planet, but her parents thought recycling newspapers and bottles was enough. They wanted things to go on the same way for the rest of their lives, forgetting that their daughter had a long time to live. ‘Do what you like,’ they said, ‘we want you to be happy,’ but they always found a reason to say no to things she was really interested in.

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