Promise the Night

Michaela MacColl


This fascinating story will capture any young reader with a thirst for adventure. “Beryl Above Africa” propels the reader into an evocative story with an unforgettable protagonist, while bringing the setting and time period to life. Immediately compelling and action-packed, this work of historical fiction explores the life of Beryl Markham, the fist person to fly solo across the Atlantic from east to west. From raising horses and hunting during her childhood in Africa to learning to fly as a young woman, Beryl’s inspiring life and adventures will keep readers voraciously turning the pages.

Creator Bio

Michaela MacColl studied multi-disciplinary history at Yale University, which turns out to be the perfect degree for writing historical fiction.

Price £10.99
Format Hardback
Publication Date 7 December 2011
Pages 256
Height 214mm
Width 150mm
ISBN-13 9780811876254
Age Range 8 - 12