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ebook / ISBN-13: 9781529418507

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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Historical Fiction

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‘DARK, DISTURBING AND UTTERLY COMPELLING’ LIZ FENWICK

An atmospheric historical suspense novel rich with familial secrets. The House at Helygen is a twisted tale of dark pasts, murderous presents and uncertain futures.

2019


When Henry Fox is found dead in his ancestral home in Cornwall, the police rule it a suicide, but his pregnant wife, Josie, believes it was murder. Desperate to make sense of Henry’s death she embarks on a quest to learn the truth, all under the watchful eyes of Henry’s overbearing mother. Josie soon finds herself wrestling against the dark history of Helygen House and ghosts from the past that refuse to stay buried.

1881

New bride Eliza arrives at Helygen House with high hopes for her marriage. Yet when she meets her new mother-in-law, an icy and forbidding woman, her dreams of a new life are dashed. And when Eliza starts to hear voices in the walls of the house, she begins to fear for her sanity and her life.

Can Josie piece together the past to make sense of her present, or will the secrets of Helygen House and its inhabitants forever remain a mystery?

PRAISE FOR THE HOUSE AT HELYGEN

‘Inventive, haunting and skilfully crafted’ Phoebe Wynne
‘Mysterious, atmospheric and chilling’ Anita Frank
‘Haunting and emotional’ Lisa Hall
‘I could not put it down’ Louise Beech
‘Leaves you breathlessly wanting more’ Nydia Hetherington
‘A chilling, unforgettable, historical drama’ Karin Nordin
‘I absolutely loved this novel’ Helen Scarlett

Reviews

I thoroughly enjoyed The House at Helygen, an intriguing tale of dark family secrets that unravel down the generations with devastating consequences. Mysterious, atmospheric and chilling
Anita Frank
A thrilling read, led by dynamic women that call out through the centuries. The House at Helygen is inventive, haunting, and skilfully crafted
Phoebe Wynne
Dark, disturbing and utterly compelling. I couldn't put it down
Liz Fenwick
The House at Helygen is a great read. I was pinned to its pages. Thrilling and impossible to put down, with a split narrative that leaves you breathlessly wanting more
Nydia Hetherington
It's got everything going on in a historical fiction crime drama
Clare Whitfield
I absolutely loved this novel and its tale of dark secrets and links between the past and the present. It was impossible to put down
Helen Scarlett
A haunting and emotional read, one that had me thinking over the characters for days afterwards
Lisa Hall
Motherhood, murder and mystery spanning three timelines. I could not put it down!
Louise Beech
The House at Helygen is a chilling, unforgettable, historical drama with as many twists and turns as the leading estate has corridors. A beautiful and brutal illustration of family decay that had me second guessing all of my suspicions until the very end
Karin Nordin