Matty is devastated when she learns that her father and mother are going to work in Burundi, meaning that she must go to a boarding school instead of the local school with all her friends. Eventually, she settles into St Anne's, where she makes a special friend as well as an enemy. Her new friend is a Christian who helps her to see that Jesus can deal with her anger and bitterness. Together, the two girls have an adventure in the school garden, where they find an old tunnel and discover the secret it has held for hundreds of years!
About the Author:
Mary Weeks Millard began writing after she was widowed in 2000. She remarried Rev. Malcolm Millard and they live in retirement, in Weymouth. Mary has three married children and five grandchildren. For the past ten years she has been involved in short term missionary work in Rwanda, Uganda and Burundi using her nursing and health education skills. After many years of involvement in Sunday school and Bible Class teaching she now enjoys writing books to encourage young people to grow in the Christian faith.