'A haunting and thrilling read' Kate Hamer, author of The Girl in the Red Coat
'Original and unsettling - and just a little bit heartbreaking' Rachel Rhys, author of Dangerous Crossing
In a sleepy English village in 1944, Annabel and her son Daniel live in the shadow of war. With her husband away, an increasingly isolated Annabel begins to lose her grip on reality.
When mother and son befriend Hans, a German PoW consigned to a nearby farm, their lives are suddenly filled with thrilling secrets.
To Annabel, Hans is an awakening from the darkness that has engulfed her since Daniel's birth. To her son, a solitary boy caught up in the magical world of fairy tales, he is perhaps a prince in disguise. But Hans has plans of his own and will soon set them into motion with devastating consequences. Dark and compelling and will have you frantically turning the pages to discover the protagonists' fate * WEST ESSEX NEWS * A stunnung debut from an exciting new author, with Meyer writing characters beautifully and using Daniel's love of fairytales to marvellous effect. * DAILY GAZETTE * THE BOY MADE OF SNOW is a breathtaking, haunting, and heartbreaking story that will stay in your mind long after you turn the last page . . . If you buy one book this Christmas, make it this one. -- Linda Green * BOOKS OF ALL KINDS * A novel of motherhood, childhood, relationships, war and consequences but most of all imagination. This is a very accomplished first novel, both in its writing and narrative; a haunting tale with a chill at its heart, perfect for this time of year * Bookliterati.com * A stunning debut from an exciting new author, with Meyer writing characters beautifully and using Daniel's love of fairytales to marvellous effect . . . excellent, complex characters help drive the story to an unforgettable conclusion * DORSET ECHO * Absolutely captivating . . . Chloe Mayer written such an emotion filled debut that I struggled to put down. . . I felt I could see scenes playing out through the beautifully clear descriptive writing . . . I could not fault this book at all, it is flawless and wonderful, and I highly recommend it * The Quiet Knitter * The characters are beautifully drawn, their emotion and feelings leaping from the page . . . The desperation of Annabelle, her inability to drag herself from the depth of depression and the need for Daniel to please her, to make her notice him and love him. It is something that will linger with the reader long after that last page has been turned and the book closed . . . It is
The Boy Made of Snow