The House on the Lake

The House on the Lake : The new gripping and haunting thriller from the bestselling author of Day of the Accident

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No matter how far you run . . .
He's never far behind
'Gripping, poignant' Rosamund Lupton

'Eerily haunting' Jane Corry

'I literally couldn't put it down' Emma Curtis

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Lisa needs to disappear. And her friend's rambling old home in the wilds of Yorkshire seems like the perfect place. It's miles away from the closest town, and no one there knows her or her little boy, Joe.

But when a woman from the local village comes to visit them, Lisa realizes that she and Joe aren't as safe as she thought.

What secrets have Rowan Isle House - and her friend - kept hidden all these years?

And what will Lisa have to do to survive, when her past finally catches up with her?


**BUY THE NEW SPELLBINDING THRILLER FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF DAY OF THE ACCIDENTAND MY SISTER'S BONES**

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WHAT THEY'RE SAYING ABOUT NUALA ELLWOOD

'Rivals The Girl on the Train (and beats it for style)' Observer

'From start to finish this exciting thriller kept you guessing. What a page turner with all the unexpected twists right until the end...A thoroughly good read' Netgalley Reviewer

'Brilliantly compulsive and with one hell of a twist!' Claire Douglas

'Ellwood instantly creates a creepy, intense atmosphere...it is utter perfection' Netgalley Reader

'Makes you question everything you thought you knew' Emma Kavanagh

'What a great book! It's got everything a good thriller needs, a creepy old house, a remote location, some great complex characters and lots of perfectly timed twists and turns' Netgalley Reader

'You won't see the big twist coming in this haunting thriller' Daily Express

'Compelling characters and an often heart wrenching narrative' Netgalley Reader

'Creepy and deliciously atmospheric, this page-turner has it all - twists and turns and a powerful emotional punch' Teresa Driscoll

'Perfectly paced, Nuala takes the reader down a mysterious and gripping path of intrigue and builds the characters with such beautiful depth' Netgalley Reader
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 19mm | 223g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0241985153
  • 9780241985151
  • 911

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Eerily haunting with the delicious sense of danger which Nuala Ellwood is so good at creating Jane Corry
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Creepy and deliciously atmospheric, this page-turner has it all - twists and turns and a powerful emotional punch. Highly recommend -- Teresa Driscoll The House on The Lake is so tautly written, I literally couldn't put it down. Nuala Ellwood writes like a dream -- Emma Curtis Eerily haunting with the delicious sense of danger which Nuala Ellwood is so good at creating -- Jane Corry
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About Nuala Ellwood

Nuala Ellwood is the author of two bestselling novels: My Sister's Bones for which she was selected as one of the Observer's 'New Faces of Fiction 2017' and Day of the Accident. Nuala teaches Creative Writing at York St John University, and lives in the city with her young son.
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Rating details

328 ratings
3.94 out of 5 stars
5 32% (106)
4 41% (133)
3 18% (60)
2 7% (22)
1 2% (7)
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