Lightning Chase Me Home is an adventure story with lots of wild Scottish magic and inspiration taken well known female explorers.
Amelia Hester McLeod is named after two of her mum's favourite explorers. Two amazing, fearless, awesome women: Amelia Earhart and Lady Hester Stanhope. But Amelia herself doesn't always feel very brave or very bright. She lives on a windblown island in a creaky old house right beneath the North Star. Her dad is sad and silent since her mum left them, and her absent-minded grandpa suddenly seems convinced something strange is about to happen to her. When Amelia makes a birthday wish to be reunited with her missing mum, a wild magic is stirred from the sea...
""Amber Lee Dodd writes with tenderness and thunder, and her storytelling is a bolt of brilliance."" - KIRAN MILLWOOD HARGRAVE