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The Stargazers

(2023)
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'My book of the year' Dinah Jeffries

A dark, dramatic tale of the infinite possibilities of families - how they can anchor you or unseat you - and why unconditional love holds the key to true freedom

'An immersive, beautifully written family saga which already feels like a classic' Red magazine

Then: Fane Hall
Sarah has spent a lifetime trying to bury memories of her childhood: the constant fear, the horror of her school days, and Fane, the vast, crumbling house that was the sole obsession of her mother, Iris, a woman as beautiful as she was cruel.

1969: Hampstead
Rescuing herself from the shadow of Fane, talented Sarah forges a career as a cellist and marries the love of her life, Daniel. But when they move into a near-derelict house in Hampstead and try to get on with becoming a family, Sarah finds the past will not let her go. What is the hold Fane Hall has over her, and her mother? Can she break free of it and keep the promise she made as a child one magical starry night: to look up at the stars, and not down into the darkness...

'No one except Harriet Evans writes books like this anymore' Jane Casey

'Immersive, engrossing and ultimately beautiful' Marian Keyes

Readers love The Stargazers:

'I absolutely loved this book . . . it was both beautiful and melancholy.
Harriet never disappoints' ⭐ ��� ⭐ ⭐ ��

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The Stargazers might just be her best yet . . . a beautifully written, atmospheric page-turner full of unforgettable characters, a book that will stay with you. Highly recommended' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

'This is a beautiful and absorbing tale -
one that I couldn't put down until the last page' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ���

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A stunningly good read from an author who never disappoints . . . A riveting story from beginning to end, thoroughly entertaining and compelling' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

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t captivated me right from the start . . . an emotional read with some great twists' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐
Genre: General Fiction

Praise for this book

"The beguiling settings, the unforgettable characters and the thread of danger that runs through this brilliantly crafted plot sent it straight into my favourite books of all time. No one except Harriet Evans writes books like this anymore; The Stargazers is a work of genius and a future classic." - Jane Casey

"The Stargazers is a gorgeously sweeping novel, so beautifully written, with characters - and an old stately home - that linger long after you turn the last page. I loved it." - Eve Chase

"A book to get truly lost in. A book that will capture your heart. Magical and transporting - I didn't want it to end." - Veronica Henry

"Totally engaging, undeniably beautiful and unputdownable. With characters that will weave their way into your soul with a setting that captures the imagination, this is a story that is both heartbreaking and life-affirming in the best possible way." - Becky Hunter

"Immersive, engrossing and ultimately beautiful." - Marian Keyes


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