Rubbing to edges. Spine and corners bumped. Spine and covers creased. Spine faded and stained. Bottom of spine torn.
The Chalet School is preparing for a new term on St Briavel's Island when shock number one arrives! Emerence Hope has been sent all the way from Australia - and there's no doubt that she's going to be a trial!
Shock number two comes from Canada - Jo has had twins! And when Miss Everett is litterally swallowed up by the earth, a new mystery enfolds itself - and Emerence is tangled in it.
But the final delightful shock you'll have to discover for yourselves!