As it stands Miss Marley is a story better suited to a younger age 11+ audience.
Although his love for his sister never wavers, his experiences harden him.
Dear Rebecca Mascull, whose The Wild Air I loved, finished it for her.
For this purpose the story imagines a sister, Clara Belle, and shows the two orphans fight to escape poverty and survive as they go from workhouse to street urchins and Jacob eventually forms a partnership with Ebenezer Scrooge.
Fellow author Rebecca Mascull took up the Visit the locations in the novel This is a a lovely cosy read with a sad twist to the tale.
Vanessa Lafaye passed away earlier this year and, due to her illness, she was unable to complete this labour of love, this book that enabled her to express, in her own way, her love for Charles Dickens famous novel, A Christmas Carol.