Veil Of Darkness

Veil Of Darkness

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Kirsty, Avril and Bernadette all needed to get away. And, by chance, each saw the job advertisement for staff at a hotel on a remote cove in Cornwall. Kirsty needed to escape, from her violent husband and her hopeless life. Avril had always lived with her mother and father - and had a dark secret from her childhood which she was forced to face up to. And Bernadette, young and freshly emerged from her strict Catholic upbringing, was recovering from a brutally terminated love affair. But the hotel itself had its secrets, and when Kirsty found an old book called Magdalene left apparently carelessly in the lounge, she thought she might make her fortune by rewriting it. But she had to enlist the other women's help - Avril to type it out, and Bernadette to pretend to be the author. At first the scheme went swimmingly, but as Bernadette became embroiled in the London literary scene, both Kirsty's and Avril's past began to catch up with them. And then the book started to exert an extraordinary influence upon all three of them, until they discovered the horrible truth behind it.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 109 x 178 x 31mm | 350g
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Corgi Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 055216383X
  • 9780552163835
  • 2,080,790

About Gillian White

Gillian White is a former journalist who comes from Liverpool and now lives in Devon, with her husband and two dogs. She has written sixteen novels, several of which have been successfully adapted for television, and The Sleeper was shown on BBC television with an all-star cast.show more

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46 ratings
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4 22% (10)
3 39% (18)
2 22% (10)
1 4% (2)
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