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The House Between Tides

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Audiobook Downloadable / ISBN-13: 9781529362527

Price: £19.99

ON SALE: 3rd October 2019

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery / Historical Mysteries

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A captivating story of a crumbling estate in the wilds of Scotland, its century-old secret and an enduring mystery…

Following the death of her last living relative, Hetty Deveraux leaves London and her strained relationship behind for Muirlan, her ancestral home in Scotland – now in ruins. As Hetty dives headfirst into the repairs, she discovers a shocking secret protected by the house for a hundred years.

With only whispered rumours circulating among the local villagers and a handful of leads to guide her, Hetty finds the power of the past is still affecting her present in startling ways.

*previously published as Bhalla Strand*

(P) 2019 Hodder & Stoughton Ltd


There is an echo of Daphne du Maurier's Rebecca in Sarah Maine's appealing debut novel
The Independent
A tremendous accomplishment. So assured, so well-judged, and with such an involving story to tell, this might be the author's fifth or sixth novel, not her first. A literary star is born!
Ronald Frame, author of <i> The Lantern Bearers and Havisham <i>
...it came as a great surprise to learn that this was the author's debut novel. I predict great things for Sarah Maine
The Book Bag
Scotland's Outer Hebrides provides the sensuous setting for [this] impressive debut...[a] beautifully crafted novel.
Publishers Weekly
Maine skillfully balances a Daphne du Maurier atmosphere with a Barbara Vine-like psychological mystery...The setting emerges as the strongest personality in this compelling story, evoking passion in the characters as fierce as the storms which always lurk on the horizon. A debut historical thriller which deftly blends classic suspense with modern themes.
Kirkus Reviews
Lovely atmospheric descriptions of Hebridean light and landscape
The Scotsman