The Distant Hours
£16.99 saving £3.40 (20%)
when in stock
As soon as this book is back in stock we will send you an email.Compare book price We'd love you to buy your books from Lovereading - especially if we helped you to choose them! But as our mantra is guidance, and that includes guidance on price, please do use our 'Compare Book Price' service to discover if the best value deal is from Lovereading or another specialist bookstore.
Good Housekeeping's view...
Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 16 December 2010.
November 2010 Good Housekeeping selection.
Kate Morton,the bestselling author of The House at Riverton, returns to our bookshops this month with The Distant Hours – a bewitching tale of family secrets and betrayal.What is Good Housekeeping
The Distant Hours by Kate Morton
Edie Burchill and her mother have never been close, but when a long lost letter arrives with the return address of Millderhurst Castle, Kent, printed on its envelope, Edie begins to suspect that her mother's emotional distance masks an old secret. Evacuated from London as a thirteen year old girl, Edie's mother is chosen by the mysterious Juniper Blythe, and taken to live at Millderhurst Castle with the Blythe family. Fifty years later, Edie too is drawn to Millderhurst and the eccentric Sisters Blythe. Old ladies now, the three still live together, the twins nursing Juniper, whose abandonment by her fiance in 1941 plunged her into madness. Inside the decaying castle, Edie begins to unravel her mother's past. But there are other secrets hidden in the stones of Millderhurst Castle, and Edie is about to learn more than she expected. The truth of what happened in the distant hours has been waiting a long time for someone to find it...
About the Author
Publication date15th October 2010
More books by Kate Morton
Author 'Like for Like'
Author's Facebook Latest
PublisherMantle an imprint of Pan Macmillan
CategoriesModern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Lovereading are lovely people who send me lovely books. What's not to love?Gavin Dimmock
At Lovereading there are fabulous books available in every genre, with great reviews to help you pick the right book for you.Teresa O'Halloran
My horizons have been broadened by some of the books I have been lucky to review and I expect it to be no different in the future.Daran Bellingham
I love the newsletter with reviews of all the new books coming out. Can't wait to open it when it arrives in my inbox.Rachel Aygin
I love reading books I wouldn't normally choose before everyone else gets to read them!Dawn Lynch
They are bright, breezy and eager to offer a great book, then genuinely listen/respect the review one writes.Maggie Crane
Their sending me my first book to review 18 months ago re-awakened my fondness for reading, since then I have purchased some real gems.Barry Griffiths
I recommend Lovereading because you get honest reviews on a whole range of genres-there's something for everyone. It's the only site I need.Sian Spinney