When fifteen-year-old margot and her three sisters arrive at Applecote Manor in June 1959, they expect a quiet English country summer. As the sisters become divided by new tensions when two handsome neighbors drop by, Margot finds herself drawn into the life Audrey left behind. One summer. An enthralling story of secrets, sisters, and an unsolved mystery.
Kate mortonan evocative novel in the vein of kate morton and Daphne Du Maurier, in which the thrill of first love clashes with the bonds of sisterhood, and all will be tested by the dark secret at the heart of Applecote Manor. Four sisters. But jesse finds herself increasingly isolated in their new sprawling home, at odds with her fifteen-year-old stepdaughter, and haunted by the strange rumors that surround the manor.
Rich with the heat and angst of love both young and old, The Wildling Sisters is a gorgeous and breathtaking journey into the bonds that unite a family and the darkest secrets of the human heart. Putnam. A lifetime of secrets. Gorgeous applecote Manor, nestled in the English countryside, seems the perfect solution.
When the summer takes a deadly turn, the girls must unite behind an unthinkable choice or find themselves torn apart forever. Fifty years later, jesse is desperate to move her family out of their London home, where signs of her widower husband’s previous wife are around every corner.
The Clockmaker's Daughter: A Novel
Over one hundred and fifty years later, uncovers a leather satchel containing two seemingly unrelated items: a sepia photograph of an arresting-looking woman in Victorian clothing, Elodie Winslow, a young archivist in London, and an artist’s sketchbook containing the drawing of a twin-gabled house on the bend of a river.
The truth about that summer, no one else knows. In the summer of 1862, a group of young artists led by the passionate and talented Edward Radcliffe descends upon Birchwood Manor on the banks of the Upper Thames. But by the time their stay is over, one woman has been shot dead while another has disappeared; a priceless heirloom is missing; and Edward Radcliffe’s life is in ruins.
Instant new york times bestseller a rich, spellbinding new novel from the author of The Lake House—the story of a love affair and a mysterious murder that cast their shadow across generations, set in England from the 1860s until the present day. Why does birchwood manor feel so familiar to elodie? and who is the beautiful woman in the photograph? Will she ever give up her secrets? Told by multiple voices across time, The Clockmaker’s Daughter is a story of murder, and thievery, mystery, of art, love, and loss.
. And flowing through its pages like a river, whose name has been forgotten by history, but who has watched it all unfold: Birdie Bell, is the voice of a woman who stands outside time, the clockmaker’s daughter. My real name, no one remembers. Their plan: to spend a secluded summer month in a haze of inspiration and creativity.
The Vanishing of Audrey Wilde
Applecote manor captivates Jessie with dreams of hazy summers in the Cotswolds, the perfect place to bring up her children. Drawn into the life audrey left behind and the mystery of her vanishing, the stifling summer takes a shocking, deadly turn. Step back in time for a mystery of breathtaking suspense - perfect for fans of Kate Morton.
. When teenage margot and her three sisters arrive at Applecote during the heatwave of '59, they find their aunt and uncle still reeling from the disappearance of their daughter, Audrey, five years before. To the fifties. A haunting mystery about the secrets of the past, the bonds within families, and the hidden ties that connect people across time.
. A story to be savoured, the vanishing of audrey Wilde is a book I'll be recommending to everyone I know' - Megan Miranda, author of All the Missing Girls. From the present day. But the house has an unsettling history and strange rumours surround the estate. The bonds of sisterhood will be tested and an unthinkable choice will have a decades-long legacy.
The Vanishing of Audrey Wilde
I so enjoyed it' clare mackintosh, bestselling author of i see You 'The most beautiful book you will read this year' Lisa Jewell, bestselling author of I Found You 'Every now and then you read a special book and this is one. Bewitching' veronica henry, exquisitely paced, bestselling author of The Forever House 'Utterly engrossing and beguiling from the first page, a beautifully written, dark dream of a book' Rowan Coleman, bestselling author of The Summer of Impossible Things .
But the house has an unsettling history, and strange rumours surround the estate. Will one unthinkable choice bind them together, or tear them apart? Step back in time for a richly evocative mystery, where the beauty of a Cotswolds summer is vividly contrasted with the violence which shatters it. Praise for the vanishing of Audrey Wilde 'Evocative and filled with subtle intrigue.
The sisters are drawn into the mystery of Audrey's vanishing - until the stifling summer takes a shocking, deadly turn. Spell-binding' dinah jefferies, bestselling author of a secret garden 'infused with tension and suspicion as lies are uncovered, bestselling author of The Tea Planter's Wife 'Beautifully written with a gripping plot, I was gripped by this dark mystery' Claire Douglas, I couldn't stop reading this' Katie Fforde, bestselling author of Local Girl Missing 'Underlying the lyrical description is a masterful suspense .
. An enthralling story of secrets, sisters and an unsolved mystery' Kate Morton, Number One Sunday Times bestselling author of The Lake House From the present day.
Black Rabbit Hall
A long-ago summer. But as she’s drawn deeper into the overgrown grounds, she soon finds herself ensnared within the house’s labyrinthine history, overcome with a need for answers about her own past and that of the once-golden family whose memory still haunts the estate. Eve chase's debut novel is a thrilling spiral into the hearts of two women separated by decades but inescapably linked by the dark and tangled secrets of Black Rabbit Hall.
For fans of kate morton and Daphne du Maurier, Black Rabbit Hall is an obvious must-read. Bookpage A secret history. Not much ever happens. A house with an untold story. Amber alton knows that the hours pass differently at Black Rabbit Hall, her London family’s Cornish country house, where no two clocks read the same.
Summers there are perfect, timeless. Until, one terrible day, it does. More than three decades later, lorna is determined to be married within the grand, ivy-covered walls of Pencraw Hall, known as Black Rabbit Hall among the locals.
The Death of Mrs. Westaway
Full of spellbinding menace and told in Ruth Ware’s signature suspenseful style, this is an unputdownable thriller from the Agatha Christie of our time. She realizes very quickly that the letter was sent to the wrong person—but also that the cold-reading skills she’s honed as a tarot card reader might help her claim the money.
Soon, hal finds herself at the funeral of the deceased…where it dawns on her that there is something very, very wrong about this strange situation and the inheritance at the center of it. Instant new york times bestseller from the #1 new york times bestselling author of in a dark, dark wood, and The Lying Game comes Ruth Ware’s fourth novel, The Woman in Cabin 10, “her best yet” Library Journal, starred review.
On a day that begins like any other, Hal receives a mysterious letter bequeathing her a substantial inheritance.
The Address: A Novel
The opportunity to move to America. From the author of the dollhouse and the masterpiece comes the compelling national bestselling novel about the thin lines between love and loss, passion and madness, success and ruin, all hidden behind the walls of The Dakota—New York City’s most famous residence.
When a chance encounter with theodore camden, leads to a job offer for Sara Smythe, one of the architects of the grand New York apartment house the Dakota, her world is suddenly awash in possibility—no mean feat for a servant in 1884. And the opportunity to see more of Theo, who understands Sara like no one else.
. And is living in the Dakota with his wife and three young children. One hundred years later, the former interior designer is homeless, jobless, Bailey Camden is desperate for new opportunities: Fresh out of rehab, and penniless. But a building with a history as rich, and often as tragic, as the Dakota's can't hold its secrets forever, and what Bailey discovers inside could turn everything she thought she knew about Theodore Camden—and the woman who killed him—on its head.
. The renovation will take away all the character of the apartment Theodore Camden himself lived in.
Black Rabbit Hall
Not much ever happens. A house with an untold story. Amber alton knows that the hours pass differently at Black Rabbit Hall, her London family’s Cornish country house, where no two clocks read the same. Until, one terrible day, it does. More than three decades later, ivy-covered walls of Pencraw Hall, Lorna is determined to be married within the grand, known as Black Rabbit Hall among the locals.
For fans of kate morton and Daphne du Maurier, Black Rabbit Hall is an obvious must-read. Bookpage A secret history. Dutton. Summers there are perfect, timeless. But as she’s drawn deeper into the overgrown grounds, she soon finds herself ensnared within the house’s labyrinthine history, overcome with a need for answers about her own past and that of the once-golden family whose memory still haunts the estate.
Eve chase's debut novel is a thrilling spiral into the hearts of two women separated by decades but inescapably linked by the dark and tangled secrets of Black Rabbit Hall. A long-ago summer.
The Perfect Couple
Featuring beloved characters from the castaways, and A Summer Affair, Beautiful Day, The Perfect Couple proves once again that Elin Hilderbrand is the queen of the summer beach read. Dutton. The otis-winbury wedding promises to be an event to remember: the groom's wealthy parents have spared no expense to host a lavish ceremony at their oceanfront estate.
But it's going to be memorable for all the wrong reasons after tragedy strikes: a body is discovered in Nantucket Harbor just hours before the ceremony-and everyone in the wedding party is suddenly a suspect. As chief of police ed kapenash interviews the bride, the groom's famous mystery-novelist mother, the groom, and even a member of his own family, he discovers that every wedding is a minefield-and no couple is perfect.
. From new york times bestselling author Elin Hilderbrand, comes a novel about the many ways family can fill our lives with love. If they don't kill us first. New york times bestseller*it's nantucket wedding season, also known as summer-the sight of a bride racing down Main Street is as common as the sun setting at Madaket Beach.
The House on Foster Hill
In desperate need of a fresh start, Kaine purchases an old house sight unseen in her grandfather's Wisconsin hometown. When her husband died two years ago, her pleas for further investigation into his suspicious death fell on deaf ears. And when the house's dark history comes back with a vengeance, Kaine is forced to face the terrifying realization she has nowhere left to hide.
Outstanding debut novel from an Author to WatchKaine Prescott is no stranger to death. But one look at the eerie, abandoned house immediately leaves her questioning her rash decision. A century earlier, the house on Foster Hill holds nothing but painful memories for Ivy Thorpe. Ivy's search leads her into dangerous waters and, even as she works together with a man from her past, can she unravel the mystery before any other lives--including her own--are lost? Dutton.
When an unidentified woman is found dead on the property, Ivy is compelled to discover her identity.
The Lying Game: A Novel
But their little game had consequences, and the girls were all expelled in their final year of school under mysterious circumstances surrounding the death of the school’s eccentric art teacher, Ambrose who also happens to be Kate’s father. Dutton. Bail on the lie when it becomes clear it is about to be found out.
Atmospheric, twisty, and with just the right amount of chill that will keep you wrong-footed—which has now become Ruth Ware’s signature style—The Lying Game is sure to be her next big bestseller. Gallery scout. The myriad and complicated rules of the game are strict: no lying to each other—ever. New york times bestseller from the instant new york times bestselling author of blockbuster thrillers In a Dark, Dark Wood and The Woman in Cabin 10 comes Ruth Ware’s chilling new novel, The Lying Game.
On a cool june morning, a woman is walking her dog in the idyllic coastal village of Salten along a tidal estuary known as the Reach. Before she can stop him, but to her horror, the dog charges into the water to retrieve what first appears to be a wayward stick, turns out to be something much more sinister.
. Another unputdownable thriller from the Agatha Christie of our time. The next morning, thea, from the fourth in their formerly inseparable clique, and Isabel—receive the text they had always hoped would NEVER come, Kate, three women in and around London—Fatima, that says only, “I need you.