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The House Across the Street

The House Across the Street
 

Twenty-three year old Katy Speed is fascinated by the house across the street. The woman who lives there, Gloria, is the most glamorous neighbour on the avenue, owning a fashionable dress shop in Bexhill-on-Sea. But who is the woman who arrives in the black car most Saturdays whi... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780718189242
Barcode 9780718189242
Release Date 15 September 2018 by Penguin
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By Pearse, Lesley
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ISBN-13 9780718189242
ISBN-10 0718189248
Stock Release date is 15 September 2018
Status Available for pre-order, ships once released
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Michael Joseph Ltd
Release Date 15 September 2018
International Release Date 6 September 2018
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Pearse, Lesley
Category Historical Crime & Mystery Fiction
Romantic Fiction: Historical
Sagas
Historical Fiction
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Bexhill England - Fiction
NBS Text Historical & Mythological Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade
Number of Pages 352
Dimensions Width: 153mm
Height: 234mm
Weight 573g
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 916259

Description of this Book

Twenty-three year old Katy Speed is fascinated by the house across the street. The woman who lives there, Gloria, is the most glamorous neighbour on the avenue, owning a fashionable dress shop in Bexhill-on-Sea. But who is the woman who arrives in the black car most Saturdays while Gloria is at work? Sometimes she brings women to the house, other times they have children.Hilda, Katy's mother, disapproves of Gloria. She wonders if these mysterious visitors have just been released from prison. Is Gloria secretly bringing criminals, or worse, into the heart of the community?Then one night, the house burns down. In the wreckage, the bodies of Gloria and her daughter are found. Katy is sure the unexplained visitors must be responsible until her father is arrested and charged with murder. Have the police arrested the correct person? Are the rest of the street safe? Can Katy find the truth before it's too late?'Heart-warming and evocative, a real delight to read' Sun'A narrative that gallops along, this is quintessential Pearse that will delight her army of readers' Daily Mail 'Glorious, heartwarming' Woman & Home'Evocative, compelling, told from the heart' Sunday Express'Deservedly one of the world's favourite story tellers . . . You simply have to keep turning the pages to find out what happens next.' MyWeekly'Gripping.' Hello'Evocative, multi-faceted and sometimes disturbing, a story that grips from first page to last.' Lancashire Post

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Praise for Lesley Pearse: * - * Heart-warming and evocative, a real delight to read * Sun * A narrative that gallops along, this is quintessential Pearse that will delight her army of readers * Daily Mail * Glorious, heartwarming * Woman & Home * Evocative, compelling, told from the heart * Sunday Express * Deservedly one of the world's favourite story tellers . . . You simply have to keep turning the pages to find out what happens next. * MyWeekly * Gripping. * Hello * Evocative, multi-faceted and sometimes disturbing, a story that grips from first page to last. * Lancashire Post *
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 4 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Lesley Pearse's novels have sold over ten million copies worldwide and include, most recently, The Woman in the Wood, Dead to Me, Without a Trace, Survivor, Forgive Me and The Promise. Lesley lives in Devon and has three daughters and four grandchildren.

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