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House of Shadows

(2015)
(The first book in the New Timeslip series)
A novel by

 
The wooded hills of Oxfordshire conceal the remains of the aptly named Ashdown House - a wasted pile of cinders and regret. Once home to the daughter of a king, Ashdown and its secrets will unite three women across four centuries in a tangle of romance, deceit and destiny...

In the winter of 1662, Elizabeth Stuart, the Winter Queen, is on her deathbed. She entrusts an ancient pearl, rumored to have magic power, to her faithful cavalier William Craven for safekeeping. In his grief, William orders the construction of Ashdown Estate in her memory and places the pearl at its center.

One hundred and fifty years later, notorious courtesan Lavinia Flyte hears the maids at Ashdown House whisper of a hidden treasure, and bears witness as her protector Lord Evershot - desperate to find it - burns the building to the ground.

Now, a battered mirror and the diary of a Regency courtesan are the only clues Holly Ansell has to finding her brother, who has gone missing researching the mystery of Elizabeth Stuart and her alleged affair with Lord Craven. As she retraces his footsteps, Holly's quest will soon reveal the truth about Lavinia and compel her to confront the stunning revelation about the legacy of the Winter Queen.

"Fans of Kate Morton will enjoy this thrilling tale." - Candis Magazine

Genre: Paranormal Romance
 
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Paperback Editions

October 2017 : Paperback
thumbTitle: House of Shadows: A Novel
Author(s): Nicola Cornick
ISBN: 1-5258-1138-X / 978-1-5258-1138-8
Publisher: Graydon House
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November 2015 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: House of Shadows
Author(s): Nicola Cornick
ISBN: 1-84845-416-3 / 978-1-84845-416-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: MIRA
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

November 2017 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: House of Shadows: A Novel
Author(s): Nicola Cornick
Publisher: Graydon House
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

November 2015 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: House Of Shadows: Discover the thrilling untold story of the Winter Queen
Author(s): Nicola Cornick
Publisher: HQ
Availability: Amazon UK   


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