Barbegazi are fabled creatures who live in the alps, rather like gnomes. Tessa knows that they exist because her beloved grandfather told her about them. So she sets out to prove to her family and friends that her grandfather wasn't just a confused old man. Soon she finds not only a family of Barbegazi but also a dastardly plot to kidnap one and keep it captive. But Tessa realises that uncovering the truth carries great responsibilities - and sometimes things have to remain a secret.
The Missing Barbegazi is a delightful debut novel about the importance of family and the power of hope.
H.S. Norup grew up on a golf course in Denmark and has since lived in the UK, the US, Austria, Switzerland and Singapore, where she resides with her husband and two teenage sons. She has a master's degree in economics and business administration and sixteen years' experience in corporate marketing strategy and communications. When she's not writing or readin...More about H.S. Norup