The Glass House (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
400
Utgivningsdatum
2020-05-14
Förlag
Penguin Books Ltd
Dimensioner
222 x 138 x 38 mm
Vikt
730 g
ISBN
9781405946179
The Glass House (inbunden)

The Glass House

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THE STUNNING NEW MYSTERY ABOUT OLD FAMILY SECRETS FROM THE AUTHOR OF BLACK RABBIT HALL AND THE VANISHING OF AUDREY WILDE 'A captivating mystery: beautifully written, with a rich sense of place, a cast of memorable characters, and lots of deep, dark secrets' Kate Morton, bestselling author of The Clockmaker's Daughter Outside a remote manor house in an idyllic wood, a baby girl is found. The Harrington family takes her in and disbelief quickly turns to joy. They're grieving a terrible tragedy of their own and the beautiful baby fills them with hope, lighting up the house's dark, dusty corners. Desperate not to lose her to the authorities, they keep her secret, suspended in a blissful summer world where normal rules of behaviour - and the law - don't seem to apply. But within days a body will lie dead in the grounds. And their dreams of a perfect family will shatter like glass. Years later, the truth will need to be put back together again, piece by piece . . . From the author of Black Rabbit Hall, The Glass House is an emotional, thrilling book about family secrets and belonging - and how we find ourselves when we are most lost. 'I adored this beautifully-written, riveting mystery' Rosie Walsh, bestselling author of The Man Who Didn't Call 'Absolutely her best yet' Lisa Jewell, bestselling author of The Family Upstairs 'So beautifully and insightfully written, with characters I grew to love. A compelling, moving story that kept me turning the pages right to the very last' Katherine Webb, author of The Legacy Praise for Eve Chase 'Enthralling' Kate Morton 'Simply stunning' Dinah Jefferies 'The most beautiful book you will read this year' Lisa Jewell
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Beautifully written with a gripping plot, I couldn't stop reading this * bestselling author of A Rose Petal Summer * Expertly crafted, dark, beautiful and utterly enthralling * bestselling author of The Summer of Impossible Things * Magical * Daily Express * An engrossing story of fractured families, secrets, lies and misunderstandings * Sunday Express * Absorbed me completely. Fabulous * bestselling author of Tell Me a Secret * A mystery of nail-biting suspense * Woman & Home * An enticing, chilling plot, captivating characters and prose beautiful enough to totally lose yourself in * Heat * Addictive and delivers atmosphere in spades * Good Housekeeping * Eve Chase is a name to watch * Daily Mail * One of the most enthralling novelists of the moment. This is the most beautiful book you will read this year * bestselling author of Watching You * Exquisite and evocative - and the pace and suspense are handled expertly * bestselling author of Anatomy of a Scandal * Evocative and filled with intrigue * bestselling author of Let Me Lie * Simply stunning. Every now and then you read a special book and this is one. Spell-binding, heart-stopping . . . I can't tell you how much I loved it * bestselling author of The Missing Sister * An enthralling story of secrets, sisters and an unsolved mystery * bestselling author of The Clockmaker's Daughter * Critical Acclaim for Eve Chase * - * An atmospheric novel about family secrets . . . I love books with a strong sense of place and time * i * I heartily recommend Eve Chase's evocative The Glass House * Woman & Home * A powerful story of family secrets, lies and the need to belong. Stays in your mind long after you've finished reading * Sunday Express * We all need a book to get really lost in every now and again, and this captivating mystery will certainly whisk you away. Exquisitely written, this emotional and intriguing novel is a little bit special * Woman & Home * An emotional thriller steeped in family secrets and the desire to belong * Woman * Beautifully written mystery * People * Evocative and beautifully written The Glass House sucked me into a mystery as atmospheric and densely packed with secrets as the forest in which it's set -- Tammy Cohen/Rachel Rhys, author of <i>A Dangerous Crossing</i> A delicious mystery full of labyrinthine curves * Kirkus Reviews * A beautifully written mystery about family secrets. A gripping and imaginative read * Cotswold Life * This exquisitely written tale about secrets, privilege and what it means to be a family is an absolute treat * Fabulous, Sun on Sunday * This captivating mystery will certainly whisk you away . . . Exquisitely written, this emotional and intriguing novel is rather special * Woman's Weekly * This is an absolute beauty. Darkly atmospheric and spellbinding -- Jane Fallon, author of <i>Queen Bee</i> Rich, gripping, intriguing, beautifully written, diving deep into emotional truths, The Glass House is an assured and lovely novel -- Elizabeth Buchan * author of The Museum of Broken Promises * Bewitching and beguiling, The Glass House is as dark and tangled as the forest where it is set. A creeping sense of unease builds to a terrific denouement - as suspenseful as the mistress of psychological drama, Daphne Du Maurier. Eve Chase is simply brilliant. -- Veronica Henry So beautifully and insightfully written, with characters I grew to love populating a compelling, moving story that kept me turning the pages right to the very last. Chase handles the various unexpected ways our earliest experiences shape and define us with huge empathy and sensitivity. It's an evocative and engrossing read -- Katherine Webb * author of The Legacy * Eve Chase is right up there with Tana French and Sarah Waters as an author who writes page-turning masterpieces that meld a vibrant sense of place with a heartbreaking cast of characters. I devoured her latest, and will be recommending it to everyone I know. Her plot twists

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Growing up, Eve Chase only ever wanted to be a writer. After studying English literature at university, she worked as a magazine journalist, and particularly loved interviewing colourful characters and nosing around grand private homes. Her fascination with houses - the domestic worlds we inhabit, the family secrets caught within them - steeps the pages of her immersive page-turning fiction. She lives in Oxford with her husband and three children and a very hairy golden retriever, Harry.