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The River Home

The River Home

‘Beautiful, heart-rending, life-affirming’ Clare Mackintosh



The river can lead you home. Or it can take you under…

In their ramshackle Somerset home, its gardens running down to the river, the Sorrells have gathered for a last-minute wedding.

Lucy is desperate to reunite her fractured family. Eve is fighting to keep her perfect life together. Their mother, Kit, a famous author whose stories have run dry, still seethes with resentment towards her youngest child. And Margot, who left home eight years ago under a black cloud, is forced to come face to face with her darkness…

As the family come together for a week of celebration and confrontation, their relationships are stretched to breaking point. But can you ever heal the wounds of the past?

A spellbinding family drama about sisterhood, secrets and forgiveness – this is a truly unforgettable read.

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Readers are being swept away by The River Home:

Beautiful and gripping‘ LIBBY PAGE, bestselling author of The Lido

‘A heartwrenching and beautifully written page-turner‘ SUSAN ELLIOT WRIGHT

‘No one does dark family secrets like Hannah Richell . . . Beguiling, beautifully written and richly evocative, The River Home will sweep you away’ VERONICA HENRY

‘A tender portrait of a perfectly imperfect family; wise, big-hearted and beautifully written’ EMYLIA HALL
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Modern & Contemporary Fiction (post C 1945)

On Sale: 19th March 2020

Price: £16.99

ISBN-13: 9781409152255

Reviews

I've just finished The River Home, trying hard not to start sobbing on the crowded train... beautiful and gripping
LIBBY PAGE
Beguiling, beautifully written and richly evocative, The River Home will sweep you away
VERONICA HENRY
[A] heart-wrenching and beautifully written page-turner... Loved it!
SUSAN ELLIOT-WRIGHT
The most life-affirming novel... wise, big-hearted and beautifully written
EMYLIA HALL
Beautiful, heart-rending, life-affirming
CLARE MACKINTOSH
Stunning. All the feels, all the tears. Utterly heart-breaking
KATHERINE SLEE
A beautifully told story of love and pain within one family
SOPHIE GREEN
This character-driven tale flows effortlessly with the author's descriptive prose painting every emotional scene with care. Her skill at peeling away the layers of and revealing the raw pain in this incredibly complicated family is exemplary
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