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Roseland

On sale

1st August 2024

Price: £8.99

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Selected: Paperback / ISBN-13: 9780751559545

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The summers spent at Roseland, the sprawling ancestral home of her best friend, Eloise, were among the happiest of Cathy’s life. Tucked away on the Cornish coastline and brimming with history, Roseland seemed to belong to another century.

Cathy has barely been back since Eloise’s death a decade ago. So she is shocked when Jack, the love of Eloise’s life and father of her children, announces that he is getting married, and that the wedding will take place at Roseland.

As Cathy and Eloise’s family gather at the house for the first time in years, long buried secrets and resentments come to the surface. Nobody likes Jack’s new bride, but is she really the imposter everybody claims, or are they merely haunted by memories of Eloise? And how can Cathy look to the future, when the past refuses to let go?

Utterly captivating and beautifully told, with echoes of du Maurier’s Rebecca, this is the gorgeous new novel from the bestselling book-club champion.

Reviews

LIZ FENWICK
I loved this gloriously gripping family drama filled with resentment, vengeance, redemption and love.
YOURS MAGAZINE
[Roseland], reminiscent of Daphne du Maurier's Rebecca, weaves a captivating narrative, exploring haunting legacies and uncertain futures.
HAZEL PRIOR, author of AWAY WITH THE PENGUINS
Roseland is a mysterious, emotional story set in a beautifully-imagined Cornish landscape. At times the writing has a dreamlike quality as we are drawn into the secrets of a family who are haunted by the past and anxious for the future. I was completely invested in the characters and sped through the pages, craving answers, delighting in the family frissons and mounting drama. A captivating read.
HOLLY MILLER, author of THE SIGHT OF YOU
Haunting, evocative and simmering with atmosphere, Roseland is a captivating novel about family, love and long-buried secrets. With suspense spun into every page, this epic mystery will transport you effortlessly to the Cornish coast, and keep you absolutely spellbound
SUSAN LEWIS
There's nothing not to love about this book with its elegance of storytelling and wonderful setting of Cornwall. I especially loved the reworking of Daphne du Maurier's Rebecca, one of my all time favourites.
AMANDA GEARD, author of THE MIDNIGHT HOUSE
I devoured Judy Finnigan's Roseland. A most intriguing tale of revenge and love wrapped in an evocative Cornish setting. and I was completely captured by the intricate web woven between Roseland's cast of sparkling characters.
MARIANNE CRONIN, author of THE ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF LENNI AND MARGOT
Brimming with secrets, scandal and surprises. A modern twist on Rebecca that will keep readers guessing until the very end.
CANDIS MAGAZINE
This well-written story with themes of grief, friendship and motherhood is captivating
CELIA WALDEN, author of Payday
Evocative, enthralling and full of human insight
ADELE PARKS, Platinum Magazine
Utterly captivating and beautifully told. It is clear that not only does Judy, book club champion, know how to spot a compelling novel to read, but also how to write an utterly gorgeous one
VICTORIA SELMAN, author of TRULY, DARKLY, DEEPLY
Simmers with secrets. Roseland is a captivating and beautifully told gothic mystery with strong du Maurier vibes.
EVE CHASE, author of BLACK RABBIT HALL
Roseland completely transported me to Cornwall! I could taste the salt, feel the wind in my hair. And I loved the unfolding family dramas and secrets too. Beautifully done.