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House of Glass

(2018)
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I had a curious sense of being watched.

June 1914 and a young woman - Clara Waterfield - is summoned to a large stone house in Gloucestershire. Her task: to fill a greenhouse with exotic plants from Kew Gardens, to create a private paradise for the owner of Shadowbrook. Yet on arrival, Clara hears rumours: something is wrong with this quiet, wisteria-covered house. Its gardens are filled with foxgloves, hydrangea and roses; it has lily ponds, a croquet lawn - and the marvellous new glasshouse awaits her. But the house itself feels unloved. Its rooms are shuttered or empty. The owner is mostly absent; the housekeeper and maids seem afraid. And soon Clara understands their fear, for something - or someone - is walking through the house at night.

In the height of summer, she finds herself drawn deeper into Shadowbrook's dark interior - and into the secrets that violently haunt this house.

Nothing - not even the men who claim they wish to help her - is quite what it seems.

Reminiscent of Daphne du Maurier, this is a wonderful, atmospheric Gothic novel.

A deeply absorbing, pause-resisting ghost story that's also a love story; for listeners who love Sarah Waters' The Little Stranger, Frances Hodges Burnett's The Secret Garden, Margaret Atwood's Alias Grace or Jane Harris' The Observations.

Genre: Historical Mystery

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November 2018 : UK Hardback
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Title: House of Glass
Author(s): Susan Fletcher
ISBN: 0-349-00764-0 / 978-0-349-00764-9 (UK edition)
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June 2019 : UK Paperback

Title: House of Glass
Author(s): Susan Fletcher
ISBN: 0-349-00767-5 / 978-0-349-00767-0 (UK edition)
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October 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: House of Glass
Author(s): Susan Fletcher
ISBN: 0-349-00765-9 / 978-0-349-00765-6 (UK edition)
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January 2019 : UK Audio CD

Title: House Of Glass
Author(s): Susan Fletcher
ISBN: 1-4450-7871-6 / 978-1-4450-7871-7 (UK edition)
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January 2019 : UK Audio CD

Title: House Of Glass
Author(s): Susan Fletcher
ISBN: 1-4450-7872-4 / 978-1-4450-7872-4 (UK edition)
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Title: House of Glass
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November 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: House of Glass
Author(s): Susan Fletcher
Publisher: Virago
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November 2018 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: House of Glass
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Title: House of Glass
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