Emma Burstall - Author

About the Author

Emma Burstall is the author of two previous novels, Gym and Slimline and Never Close Your Eyes. Emma lives in Kingston upon Thames with her husband, the political commentator Kevin Maguire, and their three children.

Featured books by Emma Burstall

The Darling Girls

The Darling Girls

Author: Emma Burstall Format: Paperback Release Date: 30/01/2014

Three women, one man, and a tangle of lies. When the world famous music conductor Leo Bruck dies suddenly, the three women who loved him meet for the first time at his graveside. Victoria, his partner of twenty years and mother of two of his children; Maddy, mother of Leo's daughter Phoebe; and twenty-four year old Cat. Can these three very different women, whose lives become inextricably bound, break free from the masterful control Leo exerts - even from the grave - once and for all? THE DARLING GIRLS is a moving story of love, loss, and the prevailing power of female friendship.

Other books by Emma Burstall

A Cornish Secret

A Cornish Secret

Author: Emma Burstall Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/10/2018

Be careful what you kiss for... Esme Posorsky is an enigma. For as long as people can remember, she has been part of community life in the quaint Cornish fishing village of Tremarnock, but does anyone really know her? She is usually to be found working in her pottery studio or at home with her beloved cat, Rasputin. But when an old school friend turns up with a secret from the past, nothing will ever be the same again. Meanwhile teenager, Rosie, is excited to find a bottle washed up on Tremarnock beach with a message from a former German prisoner of war. While the rest of the village is up in arms about a new housing development, she sets out to find him. Little does she know, however, that her discovery will unleash a shocking chain of events that threatens to blow her family apart. Tremarnock may look like a cosy backwater, but some of its residents are about to come face-to-face with tough decisions and cold reality...

Cornish Secret

Cornish Secret

Author: Emma Burstall Format: eBook Release Date: 01/06/2018

Be careful what you kiss for... Esme Posorsky is an enigma. For as long as people can remember, she has been part of community life in the quaint Cornish fishing village of Tremarnock, but does anyone really know her? She is usually to be found working in her pottery studio or at home with her beloved cat, Rasputin. But when an old school friend turns up with a secret from the past, nothing will ever be the same again. Meanwhile teenager, Rosie, is excited to find a bottle washed up on Tremarnock beach with a message from a former German prisoner of war. While the rest of the village is up in arms about a new housing development, she sets out to find him. Little does she know, however, that her discovery will unleash a shocking chain of events that threatens to blow her family apart. Tremarnock may look like a cosy backwater, but some of its residents are about to come face-to-face with tough decisions and cold reality...

Tremarnock Summer

Tremarnock Summer

Author: Emma Burstall Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/04/2018

Bramble Challoner has had a very normal upbringing. She lives in a semi in the suburbs of London with her parents and works at the call centre down the road. She still goes out with the boy she met at school. At weekends they stay in and watch films on the telly and sometimes hold hands. Bramble is dying for an adventure. So when her very grand grandfather, Lord Penrose, dies, leaving his huge, rambling house in Cornwall to her, Bramble packs her bags immediately, dragging along her best friend Katie. The sleepy village of Tremarnock had better be ready for its newest residents...

Tremarnock Summer

Tremarnock Summer

Author: Emma Burstall Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/10/2017

Bramble Challoner has had a very normal upbringing. She lives in a semi in the suburbs of London with her parents and works at the call centre down the road. She still goes out with the boy she met at school. At weekends they stay in and watch films on the telly and sometimes hold hands. Bramble is dying for an adventure. So when her very grand grandfather, Lord Penrose, dies, leaving his huge, rambling house in Cornwall to her, Bramble packs her bags immediately, dragging along her best friend Katie. The sleepy village of Tremarnock had better be ready for its newest residents...

Tremarnock Summer: Tremarnock, Book 3

Tremarnock Summer: Tremarnock, Book 3

Author: Emma Burstall Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 01/08/2017

Bramble Challoner has had a very normal upbringing. She lives in the suburbs of London with her parents and works at the call centre down the road. She still goes out with the boy she met at school. Bramble is dying for an adventure. So when her grandfather, Lord Penrose, dies, leaving his huge, rambling house in Cornwall to her, Bramble packs her bags immediately, dragging along her best friend Katie. The sleepy village of Tremarnock had better be ready...

Tremarnock Summer

Tremarnock Summer

Author: Emma Burstall Format: eBook Release Date: 30/05/2017

Brand new from the bestselling author of Tremarnock and The Cornish Guest House. Bramble Challoner has had a very normal upbringing. She lives in a semi in the suburbs of London with her parents and works at the call centre down the road. She still goes out with the boy she met at school. At weekends they stay in and watch films on the telly and sometimes hold hands. Bramble is dying for an adventure. So when her very grand grandfather, Lord Penrose, dies, leaving his huge, rambling house in Cornwall to her, Bramble packs her bags immediately, dragging along her best friend Katie. The sleepy village of Tremarnock had better be ready for its newest residents...

The Cornish Guest House

The Cornish Guest House

Author: Emma Burstall Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/04/2017

A new couple have arrived in Tremarnock, but will these glamorous strangers fit into village life? Tremarnock is a small fishing village, crowded with holidaymakers in the summer, but a sleepy Cornish backwater at other times of the year. Here Liz has found refuge with her young daughter, Rosie, after her relationship with Rosie's father came unstuck. Now happily married, all seems set for a quiet autumn and merry Christmas. But strangers have bought the local guest house and seem to have big plans. Why is he so charming and confident, but she so frightened? Are they who they say they are? And what are they really doing with the guest house?

The Cornish Guest House

The Cornish Guest House

Author: Emma Burstall Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/10/2016

A new couple have arrived in Tremarnock, but will these glamorous strangers fit into village life? Tremarnock is a small fishing village, crowded with holidaymakers in the summer, but a sleepy Cornish backwater at other times of the year. Here Liz has found refuge with her young daughter, Rosie, after her relationship with Rosie's father came unstuck. Now happily married, all seems set for a quiet autumn and merry Christmas. But strangers have bought the local guest house and seem to have big plans. Why is he so charming and confident, but she so frightened? Are they who they say they are? And what are they really doing with the guest house?

Cornish Guest House

Cornish Guest House

Author: Emma Burstall Format: eBook Release Date: 26/05/2016

FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF TREMARNOCK. A new couple have arrived in Tremarnock, but will these glamorous strangers fit into village life? Tremarnock is a small fishing village, crowded with holidaymakers in the summer, but a sleepy Cornish backwater at other times of the year. Here Liz has found refuge with her young daughter, Rosie, after her relationship with Rosie's father came unstuck. Now happily married, all seems set for a quiet autumn and merry Christmas. But strangers have bought the local guest house and seem to have big plans. Why is he so charming and confident, but she so frightened? Are they who they say they are? And what are they really doing with the guest house? What readers are saying about THE CORNISH GUEST HOUSE: 'Another absolutely blinding book by this author. The story just carries you along experiencing all the emotions you can.' 'It's a lovely, cosy book, which is easy to read and hard to put down.' 'Emma writes in such a way you feel like you're there.' 'A real page turner, I couldn't put it down.

Tremarnock The Lives, Loves and Secrets of a Cornish Village

Tremarnock The Lives, Loves and Secrets of a Cornish Village

Author: Emma Burstall Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/04/2016

A beautiful Cornish village, a shocking turn of events... Tremarnock is a classic Cornish seaside village. Houses painted in yellow, pink and white, cluster around the harbour, where fishermen still unload their daily catch. It has a pub and a sought-after little restaurant, whitewashed, with bright blue shutters. Here, Liz has found sanctuary for herself and young daughter, Rosie - far away from Rosie's cheating father. From early in the morning with her job as a cleaner, till late at night waitressing in the restaurant, Liz works hard to provide for them both. But trouble is waiting just around the corner. As with all villages, there are tensions, secrets - and ambitions.

Tremarnock The Lives, Loves and Secrets of a Cornish Village

Tremarnock The Lives, Loves and Secrets of a Cornish Village

Author: Emma Burstall Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/10/2015

A beautiful Cornish village, a shocking turn of events... Tremarnock is a classic Cornish seaside village. Houses painted in yellow, pink and white, cluster around the harbour, where fishermen still unload their daily catch. It has a pub and a sought-after little restaurant, whitewashed, with bright blue shutters. Here, Liz has found sanctuary for herself and young daughter, Rosie - far away from Rosie's cheating father. From early in the morning with her job as a cleaner, till late at night waitressing in the restaurant, Liz works hard to provide for them both. But trouble is waiting just around the corner. As with all villages, there are tensions, secrets - and ambitions.

Tremarnock

Tremarnock

Author: Emma Burstall Format: eBook Release Date: 21/05/2015

A beautiful Cornish village, a shocking turn of events... Tremarnock is a classic Cornish seaside village. Houses painted in yellow, pink and white, cluster around the harbour, where fishermen still unload their daily catch. It has a pub and a sought-after little restaurant, whitewashed, with bright blue shutters. Here, Liz has found sanctuary for herself and young daughter, Rosie - far away from Rosie's cheating father. From early in the morning with her job as a cleaner, till late at night waitressing in the restaurant, Liz works hard to provide for them both. But trouble is waiting just around the corner. As with all villages, there are tensions, secrets - and ambitions.

The Darling Girls

The Darling Girls

Author: Emma Burstall Format: Paperback Release Date: 30/01/2014

Three women, one man, and a tangle of lies. When the world famous music conductor Leo Bruck dies suddenly, the three women who loved him meet for the first time at his graveside. Victoria, his partner of twenty years and mother of two of his children; Maddy, mother of Leo's daughter Phoebe; and twenty-four year old Cat. Can these three very different women, whose lives become inextricably bound, break free from the masterful control Leo exerts - even from the grave - once and for all? THE DARLING GIRLS is a moving story of love, loss, and the prevailing power of female friendship.

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