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The Poison Bed

(2018)
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'The Miniaturist meets Gone Girl. Gripping and full of surprises'BBC History'Books of the Year'

A marriage. A murder. One of them will hang for it.
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Autumn, 1615.

Frances Carr is imprisoned in a cold, lightless room.

She is accused of murder.

In a cell nearby is her co-accused - her husband Robert.

Kept apart and alone, Frances can only tell her side of the story.

How did she come to be here?

Can she somehow prove her innocence?

And what lengths will she go to to save herself?
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'A gripping psychological thriller. Readers will be awake deep into the night, trying to untangle the truth' The Times 'Books of the Year'

'Engaging, vivid and revelling in historical detail' Sarah Perry, bestselling author of The Essex Serpent

'A tale of intrigue and ambition, this is a rich and fascinating book'Guardian

'Immaculately detailed, dark, clever and compulsive'Daily Mail

Genre: Historical Mystery

Praise for this book

"A Jacobean GONE GIRL. Dark and deeply satisfying, a tale of monstrous intrigue and murder." - M J Carter

"Exquisite. The reveal is terrifying." - Toby Clements

"A riveting tale that kept me reading into the night. Beautifully written and realised." - Kate Hamer

"A twisting tale of power, poison and intrigue. Historical fiction with the pull of a psychological thriller." - Anna Mazzola

"A toxic blend of glamour, intrigue and ambition." - Andrew Taylor

"A thoroughly compelling tale of sexually-charged intrigue and murder. Once started, impossible to put down." - Minette Walters


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Hardback Editions

June 2019 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Poison Bed (Thorndike Press Large Print Mystery)
Author(s): Elizabeth Fremantle
ISBN: 1-4328-6517-X / 978-1-4328-6517-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
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April 2019 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Poison Bed: A Novel
Author(s): Elizabeth Fremantle
ISBN: 1-64313-024-2 / 978-1-64313-024-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pegasus Crime
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June 2018 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Poison Bed: 'Gone Girl meets The Miniaturist'
Author(s): E C Fremantle
ISBN: 0-7181-8048-8 / 978-0-7181-8048-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Michael Joseph
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Paperback Editions

September 2021 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Poison Bed
Author(s): Elizabeth Fremantle
ISBN: 1-64313-597-X / 978-1-64313-597-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pegasus Crime
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June 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Poison Bed: 'Gone Girl meets The Miniaturist'
Author(s): E C Fremantle
ISBN: 1-4059-2007-6 / 978-1-4059-2007-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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June 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Poison Bed: 'Gone Girl meets The Miniaturist'
Author(s): E C Fremantle
ISBN: 1-4059-2008-4 / 978-1-4059-2008-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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Audio Editions

April 2019 : Audio CD
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Title: The Poison Bed
Author(s): Elizabeth Fremantle
ISBN: 1-72136-496-X / 978-1-72136-496-1
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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April 2019 : MP3 CD
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Title: The Poison Bed
Author(s): Elizabeth Fremantle
ISBN: 1-72136-497-8 / 978-1-72136-497-8
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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April 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Poison Bed: A Novel
Author(s): Elizabeth Fremantle
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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June 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Poison Bed
Author(s): E C Fremantle
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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June 2018 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Poison Bed
Author(s): E C Fremantle
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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June 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Poison Bed
Author(s): E C Fremantle
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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June 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Poison Bed
Author(s): E C Fremantle
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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Kindle Editions

April 2019 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: The Poison Bed: A Novel
Author(s): Elizabeth Fremantle
Publisher: Pegasus Crime
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June 2018 : Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Poison Bed: 'Gone Girl meets The Miniaturist'
Author(s): E C Fremantle
Publisher: Penguin
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU