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The House on Rye Lane

Availability: In Stock
ISBN: 9780008567163
AuthorAllott, Susan
Pub Date18/01/2024
BindingTrade PB
CountryIRL
Dewey
Publisher: Harper Collins
Quick overview They thought they'd found their dream home. They were wrong.
€16.39

2008. The house Maxine and Seb have just bought was a bargain - a huge Georgian townhouse on the edge of Peckham Rye, it needs a lot of work but Max couldn't resist it.

Now they are in, though, nothing seems to be going right - and as the problems mount up, Max starts to doubt her relationship as well as her decision. Is Seb all he seems to be? And why are the neighbours so evasive about the house's previous owner?1994. Cookie and his parents have been forced by his dad's gambling debts to move into the attic room of a big old house, as lodgers.

Tensions run high between them and their elderly landlady, and there's something odd about the place that Cookie can't quite put his finger on...1843. Horatio built this house for his beloved wife, who then died in mysterious circumstances. After a second death on the premises, both his servants and the locals are starting to talk.

Horatio's grief is tinged with shame and guilt. What is he hiding? And will the house ever be free of his legacy?

THE HOUSE ON RYE LANE is a tense, taut, beautifully crafted novel about the treachery of secrets and the many ways the past can echo into the present, from the acclaimed author of THE SILENCE.

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2008. The house Maxine and Seb have just bought was a bargain - a huge Georgian townhouse on the edge of Peckham Rye, it needs a lot of work but Max couldn't resist it.

Now they are in, though, nothing seems to be going right - and as the problems mount up, Max starts to doubt her relationship as well as her decision. Is Seb all he seems to be? And why are the neighbours so evasive about the house's previous owner?1994. Cookie and his parents have been forced by his dad's gambling debts to move into the attic room of a big old house, as lodgers.

Tensions run high between them and their elderly landlady, and there's something odd about the place that Cookie can't quite put his finger on...1843. Horatio built this house for his beloved wife, who then died in mysterious circumstances. After a second death on the premises, both his servants and the locals are starting to talk.

Horatio's grief is tinged with shame and guilt. What is he hiding? And will the house ever be free of his legacy?

THE HOUSE ON RYE LANE is a tense, taut, beautifully crafted novel about the treachery of secrets and the many ways the past can echo into the present, from the acclaimed author of THE SILENCE.

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