Wray Delaney is the pen name of Sally Gardner, the award-winning children's novelist who has sold over 2 million books worldwide and been translated into 22 languages. She lives in London and this is her first adult novel.
`A bawdy, romping affair ... Delaney mixes up genres - historical fiction, erotica, magic realism - to create something original'- Book of the Month in The Times, November 2016 `An irresistible erotic fairytale for adults'- The Guardian `With elements of magical realism, plenty of sexy scenes, and a good dollop of drama, this is one hell of a read'- The Sun `A saucy bodice-ripper that combines magical realist flights of fancy with a smattering of punchy feminist politics'- The Metro `A compelling mix of bawdy romp and magical realism.'- Red `A fun, explicit romp with real stakes that will have you trying to finish this book in one sitting'- Stylist `An Almond for a Parrot romps and twists like the Fairy House girls in their bed chambers. It's full of lust and magic, but not without heart. It's an irresistible world to drop into.'- Emerald Street Selected as a Buzzfeed Brilliant Book You Must Read This Autumn