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She angrily asked him why he came and why he fixed it all up without asking her. He is already dear David to her but she cannot say so, at the risk of embarrassing both herself and him.

Lone Pine Series by Malcolm Saville

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Malcolm Saville has finally abandoned his resolution to keep the children the same age. The two couples, though friends, are entirely unlike each other.

In fact the deliberate contrast between Peter and Jenny is cleverly outlined by using Peter’s father as an advisor to the young red-head who believes she is losing Tom to his new friend and his desire to break away macolm his boring life on the farm. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. We realise with the last words of the book that Mary had overheard everything that David had said to Peter as he talked desperately over her unconscious body.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. It is a story that it well worth tracing. Penny, impetuous, determined to plunge straight into action, and Jenny, aware of a greater danger, finding her courage both to defy the others and to go off in the dark to search very sensibly for the grown-ups who can save dear Tom more quickly. They appear in five stories, to varying, mostly decreasing effect.

Once again it takes the older woman, in this sville Trudie, to tell her to trust both her father and the man she loves. But once Peter declares her love and is answered by David, she begins to fade. Fifth adventure in the ‘Lone Pine’ series for teenagers.


This year has oine the year in which I returned to the Lone Pine, and for all the things that the critical adult eye sees and cannot ignore, it has been a delight.

His lon, as they talk by the riverside in the middle of the night, is a swift friendly kiss as she limps back to her tent. Disaster strikes while they are there and three of the party need rescuing from a raging underground river that they discover and fall into.

In fact, a close search of that section of “Mystery at Witchend”, Lone Pine adventure number one, would just reveal the very first meeting as an encounter between David, the twins and oine rather lonely girl who lives with her father at a remote cottage in the hills.

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Sabille appear to have reached the lowest ebb of all when Charles’ Dutch barn is set on fire during the night and Peter has to rouse everyone including David. This story follows the same pattern and various encounters with the Smithsons end up with trauma for the gang and then when they reach Greystone Dingle they get caught in a tremendous rainstorm, so much so that they take shelter in a cave, which is one of their headquarters.

However, instinctively Peter knows he is thinking about her, and she blushes under all this attention and David finds himself “colouring” for he understands that she must have known. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Malcplm loves her, everyone relies on her, everyone trusts her, and in turn she gives her friendship instantly and unquestioningly to everyone once she is completely assured that Penny Warrender has no designs on her David.

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The reader knows this for Saville has made us privileged enough to see Peter’s spurt of self-realisation. The story begins when Tom buys Jenny an old silver spoon at an auction. He swings out with his fist and catches her on the side of the head.

Lone Pine Paperback Publisher: By the time of the final book, the Twins have been allowed to age for the first time since between Mystery at Witchend and Seven White Gates. More importantly when Mary and Harriet are snatched away from her and Peter has to find the others, her relief at meeting David first”It won’t be so bad now. That really was making Joe grow up with a bang. Wings Over Witchend by Malcolm Saville. What is happening between Jenny and Tom is different but indicates that they too are finding out new things about they way they feel about each other.


Shelve The Neglected Mountain. He makes his own declaration, “There’s never been any girl but you but I’ve been a fool not to tell you. He realises that she is a “good friend” and that she is dependable, loyal and unselfish. One of these is the unlikely basic premise of so many different adventures happening to such a small set of well-known characters.

Her high point is Not Scarlet But Goldwhere she is the moral centre of the story taking place around David and Peter, and she is the dominant figure in Strangers at Witchend and it does her a disservice to have her so taken up with the hapless Kevin Smith, to the point where her last scene is her bursting into tears at him going away.

Lone Pine London by Malcolm Saville. This is where Suspension of Disbelief comes in, though the longevity of the series puts as much strain on the Suspension as it does on the Golden Gate Bridge. One book is set in London, the self-explanatory Lone Pine London. Dickie, in particular, rolls his eyes towards Peter, when he hints just why his older brother was so excited at the prospect of coming to Witchend.

In the preface to many of the books, once the series was under way, he commented on how some of his readers “have asked that they should not grow up from book to book”.