Born in South Africa, Dominique Valente now lives in Felixstowe, Suffolk with her husband and their English Bulldog, Fudge. She writes bestselling women’s fiction under her pseudonym, Lily Graham, and is a former journalist for publications like Business Day and Woman & Home.
Willow Moss, the youngest and least powerful sister in a family of witches, has a magical ability for finding lost things – like keys, or socks, or wooden teeth. Useful, but not exactly exciting… Then the most powerful witch in the world of Starfell turns up at Willow’s door and asks for her help. A whole day – last Tuesday to be precise – has gone missing. Completely. And, without it, the whole universe could unravel.Now Willow holds the fate of Starfell in her rather unremarkable hands . . . Can she save the day – by finding the lost one?
‘Such a lovely book – fast-paced, funny and charming. I can’t wait to read the next thing that Dominique writes.’ – Robin Stevens, author of Murder Most Unladylike
‘This is a rip-roaring debut, packed with dragons and trolls, family rivalries and bitter grudges but the lasting message is one of loyalty, hope and the value of being different. With entertaining line drawings by Sarah Warburton, this is a series to watch out for.’ – Daily Mail
‘A wonderful book! Packed with fun, inventive magic, and loveable characters’ – Michelle Harrison, author of A Pinch of Magic