The Clockmaker's Daughter (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
608
Utgivningsdatum
2023-04-13
Förlag
Pan Books
Dimensioner
197 x 131 x 40 mm
Vikt
422 g
ISBN
9781529092172
The Clockmaker's Daughter (häftad)

The Clockmaker's Daughter

A Haunting, Historical Country House Mystery

Häftad,  Engelska, 2023-04-13
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From the bestselling author of The House at Riverton and The Forgotten Garden, Kate Morton brings us her trademark mix of secrets, lies, and haunting, intricately layered mysteries. Set across the Victorian era and present day, The Clockmaker's Daughter is a perfect summer read. My real name, no one remembers. The truth about that summer, no one else knows. Summer, 1862. Abandoned as a child, Birdie grew up in the hands of a mysterious stranger, becoming by turns a thief, a friend, a muse and a lover. Shortly after her eighteenth birthday, she retreats with a group of artists to Birchwood Manor a beautiful house on a quiet bend of the Upper Thames. The scene is idyllic but, one hot afternoon, a gunshot rings out. A woman is killed, another disappears, and the truth of what happened slips through the cracks of time. 2017. Over one hundred years later, Birchwood Manor has welcomed many newcomers but guards its secrets closely. That is, until another young woman is drawn to the house. And, as the mystery begins to unravel, we discover the stories of those who have passed through Birchwood Manor since that fateful day in 1862 . . . The Clockmakers Daughter is an ambitious, complex, compelling historical mystery with a fabulous cast of characters. This is Kate Morton at her very best Kristin Hannah, bestselling author of The Nightingale
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The Clockmakers Daughter is an ambitious, complex, compelling historical mystery with a fabulous cast of characters. This is Kate Morton at her very best -- Kristin Hannah, bestselling author of <i>The Nightingale</i> Big houses, dark secrets and ruined lives all play their part in the latest from the bestselling Morton. The perfect book to curl up with as the evenings draw in. * i newspaper * This is an immersive, beautifully told story which was made to be devoured on a drizzly Sunday afternoon with a round of crumpets and a pot of tea * Red Magazine * Moving back and forth in time, Morton weaves her disparate stories together involving murder, theft, love and loss, secrets and lies. Shes a deft and consummate storyteller * Woman & Home * When it comes to epic and captivating novels, Kate Morton is up there with the best * Heat * A centuries-spanning epic * Metro * Morton knows how to eke out tantalizing secrets and drama * Sunday Telegraph (Australia) * The Clockmakers Daughter is packed with rich historical detail and seductive lyricism . . . An exciting, atmospheric reading treat that moves seamlessly through time and space, and ensures that Morton retains her place in the pantheon of much-loved historical novelists * Lancashire Evening Post *

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Kate Morton grew up in the mountains of south-east Queensland and now lives with her family in Australia. She has degrees in dramatic art and English literature, specializing in nineteenth-century tragedy and contemporary gothic novels. Kate has sold over ten million copies of her novels in thirty-two languages, across thirty-nine countries. The House at Riverton, The Forgotten Garden, The Distant Hours, The Secret Keeper and The Lake House have all been number one bestsellers around the world. The Clockmaker's Daughter is her sixth novel.