Shake the Spiders

By Anne Wentworth

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When her Grandma Haley warns her to shake the spiders from her shoes, Kim comes to understand those words can also apply to all the unhappy things that life has brought her.

Life hasn’t been kind to Kim Baylor. She’s fourteen going on old. After losing her dad seven years ago, life has gone downhill. Her mom’s drinking is taking a real toll on both their lives and Kim just wants to survive the chaos. Kim is dumped off at her grandma’s farm in small-town Manitoba for the summer, though she hasn’t seen her grandma since before her dad died. Life really starts to change—Kim finds Grandma Haley and her two odd friends aren’t the country bumpkins she’d thought they’d be.

Then life on the farm takes on a spooky twist with paranormal sightings and the legend of Rawlings Mannakee’s lost gold. With Jammer—her grandma’s huge black cat—at her side, she embarks on a summer filled with trying to understand the mysterious events at Haley’s farm, solving the mystery of the missing Mannakee gold and beginning her own process of healing from her mother’s destructive drinking.

General Release Date: 31st May 2016

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Format: EBOOK  
ISBN: 978-1-78430-757-8
Word Count: 35,897
Language: English
Book Length: SHORT NOVEL
Pages: 111

About the author
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Anne Wentworth

Coffee, chocolate and writing = a happy heart.

You can take a look at Anne's Website.

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  Reviewed by Long and Short Reviews

This author does a very nice job with the theme of an abused young girl who is mostly left to fend on her own since her father died. She shows that, with the support of family and friends, you can l...

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  Reviewed by Coffee Book Mom

I am honored I was able to read this ARC from the author herself. She’s really got a talent in storytelling. Anne immediately pulled me in to her world. She’s got a lot of surprises and I belie...

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