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Hazel Prior

Biography

Hazel Prior

Hazel Prior is a harpist based in Exmoor, England. Originally from Oxford, she fell in love with the harp as a student and now performs regularly. She’s had short stories published in literary magazines and has won numerous writing competitions in the UK. ELLIE AND THE HARPMAKER is her first novel, and she is working on her second.

Hazel Prior

Books by Hazel Prior

by Hazel Prior - Fiction, Romance, Women's Fiction

Dan Hollis lives a happy, solitary life carving exquisite Celtic harps in his barn in the countryside of the English moors. Here he can be himself, away from social situations that he doesn’t always get right or completely understand. On the anniversary of her beloved father’s death, Ellie Jacobs takes a walk in the woods and comes across Dan’s barn. She is enchanted by his collection. Dan gives her a harp made of cherrywood to match her cherry socks. He stores it for her, ready for whenever she’d like to take lessons. Ellie begins visiting Dan almost daily and quickly learns that he isn’t like other people. She soon realizes that he isn’t just different; in many ways, his world is better, and he gives her a fresh perspective on her own life.