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‘The Devil’s Footprints’ Book Launch

May 25

Join David Hardie and Diana Townsend for the launch of the much anticipated second book in The Dittos of Dawlish trilogy! The first book, the Captain of the Black Swan, has already won two international book awards. 

In this enchanting sequel to The Captain of the Black Swan, readers are transported back to the time of Queen Victoria to uncover the origins of the terrifying creatures known as the Granite Gobblers.

When a mysterious mining accident unleashes these menacing beings, the magical community of Dawlish is thrown into chaos. Dudley, a brilliant but misunderstood inventor, and Kate, a talented apprentice, must navigate a treacherous web of secrets and confront their deepest fears to save their town.

As time runs out and the secret existence of all magical beings hangs in the balance, these unlikely heroes must summon every ounce of courage to unravel the mystery behind the sudden appearance the Granite Gobblers.

The Devil’s Footprints is a mesmerizing blend of heartwarming friendship, nerve-tingling adventure, and enchanting magic that will leave readers of all ages spellbound.

Siblings David Hardie and Diana Townsend have worked together on creative projects since they were children. Together with Diana’s husband, Robert Townsend, they have produced a number of short films and two feature films which have both been released internationally.

Whilst recovering from serious illness in lockdown, David created over 30 miniature Ditto homes. Once lockdown was over, David decided to use the houses to create a unique trail around Dawlish which has proved extremely popular with locals and visitors alike. More information about The Dittos of Dawlish Trail can be found at https://dittosofdawlish.com/


May 25
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