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ebook / ISBN-13: 9781471914867

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ON SALE: 14th January 2015

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

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It should have been her sanctuary – until things got murderous…

‘Few authors are better than Margaret Yorke in generating a real sense of fear’ SUNDAY TELEGRAPH

‘The mistress of unease’ DAILY TELEGRAPH

Ruth Castle – alone, proud, defiant – is determined to rescue some personal happiness from the wreckage of her life. In Haverbury village, she makes friends with Marjorie and Robert Bretherton, and is soon involved in the affairs of other relatives who come to stay for Christmas.

Family conflicts emerge, and one night, turning to Ruth for support in a sudden crisis, Marjorie realises that things are not as straightforward as she thought – and that her very life is threatened …

Reviews

The mistress of unease
DAILY TELEGRAPH
A star in our galaxy of crime writers
FINANCIAL TIMES
Yorke has an extraordinary feel for the passions that lurk beneath unremarkable facades
SUNDAY TIMES
Like the author, the novels are robust and uncompromising, and displayed sympathy for the underdog ... Yorke practised deception artfully and with style
GUARDIAN
A gripping thriller
PUNCH
Yorke leads us gently and persuasively to a powerful climax
Marcel Berlins, THE TIMES
Mistress of the skilfully spun suspense novel
SUNDAY TELEGRAPH
A superior example of the mounting claustrophobia school of crime writing
THE TIMES
Few authors are better than Margaret Yorke in generating a real sense of fear
SUNDAY TELEGRAPH