The House at the Edge of the Woods

The House at the Edge of the Woods

Crime, Thrillers & True Crime, Crime & Thrillers
Paperback Published on: 11/04/2024
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The unsolved mystery of a murder lies at the heart of this page-turning story of a young couple who are struggling to find happiness and meaning in their lives together . . . perfect for fans of Claire Douglas!

‘A story about extraordinary events happening to ordinary people’ Banbury Guardian

When Ben was seven, his mother was murdered in the woods while he waited for her in their car.

The case made the front pages, but her killer was never found.

Thirty years later, Ben has a safe, grown-up life: a job, a ramshackle cottage and, most importantly, a happy marriage to Rebecca.

His mother has receded to the corners of his mind, lingering only in the nightmares that won't quite go away.

Then Rebecca takes on a new job, painting a fairy-tale fresco for a wealthy businessman who starts asking questions about Ben's mother . . .

Is it time for the truth to come out - and for Ben to face the questions he's never dared ask before?

Love for The House at the Edge of the Woods . . .

* 'Breathtaking.' *
* 'Full of twists and turns that keep the reader engaged and intrigued' *
* 'Superb compelling reading. Excellent novel.' *
* 'An intriguing premise and some thoughtful storytelling.' *
* 'The unravelling of the story worked well ... I was fully satisfied by the end.' *

  • Publisher: Cornerstone
  • ISBN: 9781529160345
  • Number of pages: 368
  • Weight: 257g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 127 x 22 mm

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The House at the Edge of the Woods
House at the edge of the woods
The synopsis sounded good but I was exasperated at the repetitive dialogue and descriptions. I read halfway then skimmed for a bit but overall not for me j... READ MORE
Claire  Flanagan
The House at the Edge of the Woods
Very atmospheric
3.5 rounded down In August 1993, Kirsty Swarbrick’s car breaks down on the motorway and she leaves her seven-year-old son Ben in the car while she seek... READ MORE
Celia Short
The House at the Edge of the Woods
Tense novel
Superb compelling reading. Excellent novel. You have to feel sorry for Ben, not really knowing who he is. Then enlightenment happens via numerous source... READ MORE
Julie Watt
The House at the Edge of the Woods
Fast paced thriller
Ben’s mother disappeared after a car breakdown when he was 7. Years later his wife is commissioned to create a fairy tale mural for a millionaire and finds... READ MORE
Rachel Dixon
The House at the Edge of the Woods
An enjoyable read....
After a car break down on the hard shoulder 7 year old Ben is left in the car to look for help. She never returns and is found murdered. This story follows... READ MORE
Brad Mace