'Twin sisters Brigitte and Maria are not looking forward to their brief stay with their aunt Claire and cousin Raoul in southwest France. Claire's primitive farmhouse is miles away from the nearest village. And Raoul is very different to the boy they remember.
But what the twins come close to, during that strange blazing summer, is something altogether unexpected, which brings them all into danger.In the ancient forest of Vernemeton, a mysterious force has waited centuries for its rebirth...'. (From the back cover).