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The Drowned Village

(2018)
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Beneath the surface lie forgotten secrets....

A village destroyed

It's the summer of 1935, and 11-year-old Stella Walker is preparing to leave her home forever. Forced to evacuate to make way for a new reservoir, the village of Brackendale Green will soon be lost. But before the water has even reached them, a dreadful event threatens to tear Stella's family apart.

An uncovered secret

Present day, and a fierce summer has dried up the lake and revealed the remnants of the deserted village. Now an old woman, Stella begs her granddaughter Laura to make the journey she can't. She's sure the village still holds answers for her, but with only days until the floodwaters start to rise again, Laura is in a race against time to solve the mysteries of Stella's almost forgotten past.

Haunting and evocative, The Drowned Village reaches across the decades in an unforgettable tale of love, loss and family.

Genre: Sagas

Praise for this book

"Really touching, a gently gripping mystery. Made me desperate to visit the Lake District!" - Kerry Barrett

"The Drowned Village with its dual timelines is a compelling story which drew me straight in and kept me hooked until the past met the future in a satisfying ending. Look forward to reading more from this author." - Linda Finlay


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Hardback Editions

November 2019 : UK Hardback

Title: The Drowned Village
Author(s): Kathleen McGurl
ISBN: 1-4448-4283-8 / 978-1-4448-4283-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft
Availability: Amazon UK   


Paperback Editions

September 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Drowned Village
Author(s): Kathleen McGurl
ISBN: 0-00-827448-7 / 978-0-00-827448-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: HQ
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Audio Editions

September 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Drowned Village
Author(s): Kathleen McGurl
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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September 2018 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Drowned Village
Author(s): Kathleen McGurl
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Availability: Amazon AU   


September 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Drowned Village
Author(s): Kathleen McGurl
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Availability: Amazon CA   


September 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Drowned Village
Author(s): Kathleen McGurl
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

September 2018 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Drowned Village: A gripping and touching tale of love, loss and family
Author(s): Kathleen McGurl
Publisher: HQ Digital
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU