House of Shadows
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House of Shadows

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For fans of Barbara Erskine and Kate Morton comes an unforgettable novel about three women and the power one lie can have over history.London, 1662:There was something the Winter Queen needed to tell him. She fought for the strength to speak.`The crystal mirror is a danger. It must be destroyed - `He replied instantly. `It will'.Ashdown, Oxfordshire, present day: Ben Ansell is researching his family tree when he disappears. As his sister Holly begins a desperate search, she finds herself inexplicably drawn to an ornate antique mirror and to the diary of Lavinia, a 19th century courtesan who was living at Ashdown House when it burned to the ground over 200 years ago.Intrigued, and determined to find out more about the tragedy at Ashdown, Holly's only hope is that uncovering the truth about the past will lead her to Ben.For fans of Barbara Erskine and Kate Morton comes an unforgettable novel about three women and the power one lie can have over history.`Fans of Kate Morton will enjoy this gripping tale.`- Candisshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 126 x 198 x 30mm | 320g
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • MIRA
  • Richmond, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1848454163
  • 9781848454163
  • 127,528

About Nicola Cornick

International bestselling author Nicola Cornick writes historical romance for HQN Books and time slip romance for MIRA UK. She became fascinated with history when she was a child, and spent hours poring over historical novels and watching costume drama. She studied history at university and wrote her master's thesis on heroes. Nicola also acts as a historical advisor for television and radio. In her spare time she works as a guide in a 17th century mansion.show more

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`Fans of Kate Morton will enjoy this gripping tale.' -Candisshow more

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643 ratings
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4 41% (265)
3 21% (135)
2 5% (34)
1 2% (12)
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