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The Cliff House

(2018)
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Some friendships are made to be broken....

Cornwall, summer of 1986.

The Davenports, with their fast cars and glamorous clothes, living the dream in a breathtaking house overlooking the sea.

If only...thinks 16-year-old Tamsyn, her binoculars trained on the perfect family in their perfect home.

If only her life was as perfect as theirs.

If only Edie Davenport would be her friend.

If only she lived at The Cliff House...

Amanda Jennings weaves a haunting tale of obsession, loss and longing, set against the brooding North Cornish coastline, destined to stay with listeners long after the final chapter.

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"Amanda Jennings portrayal of time and place is exquisite. The Cliff House is chilling, stylish – and impossible to put down." - Isabel Ashdown

"Immensely atmospheric, with vividly drawn characters and a set-up fraught with tension." - Lucy Atkins

"Addictive and utterly compelling … a clever, thoughtful and page-turning novel." - Hannah Beckerman

"This book made me whimper out loud for fear of what was going to happen. HUGELY enjoyable." - Jane Casey

"Beautifully written, richly evocative, with characters and setting that creep into your very bones." - Tammy Cohen

"Amanda Jennings is the real deal. Not only does she write beautifully, she evokes setting and atmosphere with enviable skill whilst keeping the reader compulsively turning the pages. She doesn't just tell you a story, she draws you into it until you can taste the salt in the air, hear the crash of the waves and feel the heat of teenage obsession." - Fiona Cummins

"Haunting, stylish, intoxicating. Beautifully paced and a brilliant ending. Superb." - Will Dean

"A beautifully written, atmospheric and tense tale of obsession. I was gripped from the first page to the heart-stopping ending. Brilliant." - Claire Douglas

"I’ve been a fan of Amanda Jennings’ work for some time, but The Cliff House takes this hugely talented author to another level. It’s going to be one of the biggest, most talked about books of the summer and it’s a fabulous read." - Louise Douglas

"With a page-turning plot, brilliant sense of place and beautifully-drawn characters The Cliff House deserves to be one of the biggest hits of the summer." - Cass Green

"A beautifully written tale of jealousy, envy and possession – absolutely first-class story telling." - Lisa Hall

"Hauntingly good." - Sarah Hilary

"Mesmerising and nostalgic with a dark undercurrent that will leave you reeling." - Susi Holliday

"A beautiful, stirring story of loss and obsession." - Lisa Jewell

"An atmospheric and deeply satisfying treat." - Emma Kavanagh

"Haunting and evocative." - Clare Mackintosh


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Used availability for Amanda Jennings's The Cliff House

Hardback Editions

May 2018 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Cliff House: The new emotional family drama from Amanda Jennings packed with suspense and secrets, for fans of dazzling literary thrillers
Author(s): Amanda Jennings
ISBN: 0-00-825036-7 / 978-0-00-825036-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: HQ
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

July 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Cliff House
Author(s): Amanda Jennings
ISBN: 0-00-824889-3 / 978-0-00-824889-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: HQ
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May 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Cliff House
Author(s): Amanda Jennings
ISBN: 0-00-827676-5 / 978-0-00-827676-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: HQ
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

May 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Cliff House
Author(s): Amanda Jennings
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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May 2018 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Cliff House
Author(s): Amanda Jennings
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Availability: Amazon AU   


May 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Cliff House
Author(s): Amanda Jennings
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Availability: Amazon CA   


May 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Cliff House
Author(s): Amanda Jennings
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

May 2018 : Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Cliff House: The new emotional family drama from Amanda Jennings packed with suspense and secrets, for fans of dazzling literary thrillers
Author(s): Amanda Jennings
Publisher: HQ
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU