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Set In Stone

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Recovering from the tragic death of his wife, Tony Sheridan goes to stay with his sister-in-law, Lucy, and her husband. Their home is a bizarre moated house deep in the Rutland countryside, known as Otherways. Disturbed by memories of his wife, and a growing attraction to Lucy, Sheridan is also troubled by weird and vivid dreams. Soon he learns that Otherways is a house steeped in a history of murder and wartime treason. And it seems that these crimes hold an eerie influence over the present inhabitants.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 190 x 424 x 28mm | 258.55g
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Corgi Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 055216416X
  • 9780552164160
  • 781,883

Review quote

"Without a doubt one of his best... a heady blend of mystery and adventure, further spiced up with a judicious sprinkling of the supernatural" Oxford Times "A series of twists bursting into a surprising and convincing climax" Daily Telegraph "A fascinating tale of suspicion and treachery... head and shoulders above his competitors" Yorkshire Postshow more

About Robert Goddard

Robert Goddard was born in Hampshire. He read History at Cambridge and worked as an educational administrator in Devon before becoming a full-time novelist. He is the author of many bestselling novels, including Into the Blue which won the first WH Smith Thumping Good Read Award and was dramatized for TV in 1997, starring John Thaw.show more

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Recovering from the tragic death of his wife, Tony Sheridan goes to stay with his sister-in-law, Lucy, and her husband.Their home is a bizarre moated house deep in the Rutland countryside, known as Otherways. Disturbed by memories of his wife, and a growing attraction to Lucy, Sheridan is also troubled by weird and vivid dreams. Soon he learns that Otherways is a house steeped in a history of murder and wartime treason. And it seems that these crimes hold an eerie influence over the present inhabitants.show more

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"A series of twists bursting into a surprising and convincing climax"show more

Rating details

805 ratings
3.69 out of 5 stars
5 19% (151)
4 42% (335)
3 31% (252)
2 7% (54)
1 2% (13)
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