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Rachel Hore

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Wife of D J Taylor

Rachel Hore worked in London publishing for many years before moving with her family to Norwich, Norfolk. She is married to writer D.J. Taylor and they have three sons. Her first novel was The Dream House. Her second, The Memory Garden, was published in August 2007 and was an Amazon Top Ten bestseller. Her third, The Glass Painter's Daughter, was published in April 2009 and was shortlisted for the RNA Romantic Novel of the Year 2010. She teaches Publishing at the University of East Anglia, and Creative Writing, and reviews regularly for the national press.

Genres: Literary Fiction, General Fiction, Romance
Rachel Hore recommends
The Rose Garden (2011)
Susanna Kearsley
"Thrilling, haunting and deeply romantic."
The Missing One (2014)
Lucy Atkins
"A moving and suspenseful tale of the secrets a family keeps."
Sail Upon the Land (2014)
Josa Young
"A masterly eye for period detail and characters so vivid they dance off the page."
The Shadow Hour (2016)
Kate Riordan
"Rich and atmospheric, this novel casts an enduring spell."
Darling Blue (2018)
Tracy Rees
"A lovely, tender, enjoyable mystery. It made me want to visit Tenby."
Meet Me in Bombay (2019)
Jenny Ashcroft
"I really loved Meet Me in Bombay. It's a wonderfully moving novel with a story that keeps you guessing right to the final paragraph. The heat of Bombay blazes off the page and the characters, especially Maddy and Alice, are so vividly evoked that I felt their joy and their pain intensely. I was absolutely glued to the book and couldn't stop reading."
From Venice with Love (2020)
Rosanna Ley
"This wonderful family saga has it all: the irresistible temptations of love long-denied, burgeoning secrets from the past, the gorgeous background of the Italian Riviera. A perfect summer read."
The Silent Treatment (2020)
Abbie Greaves
"Heart-breaking secrets tenderly evoked with intelligence and depth. Maggie and Frank are unforgettable characters."
The Sea Gate (2020)
Jane Johnson
"I was completely swept up in this intriguing and beautifully researched mystery of wartime Cornwall. It was quite magical."
The Secrets of Saffron Hall (2020)
Clare Marchant
"Emotional and intense, this is a page-turning story of secrets that echo through time."

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