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Ambassador Book Buzz: The Temple House Vanishing By Rachel Donohue

Fiona Beech

By Fiona Beech on 18th November 2019

The Temple House Vanishing is released on the 6th February 2020, but we're so excited because we've had the opportunity to read and review it early! A dark mystery that gets tenser as the page numbers increase, this is a glorious debut!

Here is the synopsis:

Twenty-five years ago, a sixteen-year-old schoolgirl and her charismatic teacher disappeared without trace...

In an elite Catholic girls' boarding-school the pupils live under the repressive, watchful gaze of the nuns. Seeking to break from the cloistered atmosphere two of the students - Louisa and Victoria - quickly become infatuated with their young, bohemian art teacher, and act out passionately as a result. That is, until he and Louisa suddenly disappear.

Years later, a journalist uncovers the troubled past of the school and determines to resolve the mystery of the missing pair. The search for the truth will uncover a tragic, mercurial tale of suppressed desire and long-buried secrets. It will shatter lives and lay a lost soul to rest.

The Temple House Vanishing is a stunning, intensely atmospheric novel of unrequited longing, dark obsession and uneasy consequences.

"Burning with an intense, provocative fire, this is a debut that doesn’t flinch from the troubled world it creates." Liz Robinson, Editorial Expert

Not only has our Expert Reviewer had the opportunity to read this book, we've also been able to offer it to our consumer reviewers and we've teamed up with our blogger friends to carry out an Ambassador Book Buzz! How brilliant is that?

We're so excited about this book and we hope that this helps to build the intrigue and anticipation before publication day!

Please find below the dates and details of our Ambassador Book Buzz, as well as the links to their blogs. Please show them some #BookLove and see what they had to say about The Temple House Vanishing.

18th November: Read, Write, Inspire

19th November: Short Book and Scribes

20th November: Rachel Read it

21st November: Page Turner's Nook

22nd November: Steph's Book Blog

25th November: The Writing Garnet

26th November: Diary of Difference

27th November: I am Always Reading

28th November: Over The Rainbow Book Blog

29th November: Motley Reviews

Comments (40)

Keeley S - 29th February 2020

Really looking forward to reading this book, it is already on my list of books to buy this year. It looks like a very interesting and gripping read.

Patricia A - 29th February 2020

So looking forward to reading this book.

Michael O - 29th February 2020

Sounds great

Susan B - 29th February 2020

Looks fab. Great reviews. The synopsis is beautifully written and punctuated.

Rachael D - 28th February 2020

I cannot wait for this one, I've been hearing such wonderful reviews for it. I'm excited to give it a go too!

lynn n - 27th February 2020

This looks a fascinating read to look forward to!

Alexandra F - 24th February 2020

This is perfect for my girlfriend - will need to surprise her with a copy!

Andrew W - 24th February 2020

Looking forward to reading this one!

Angela T - 23rd February 2020

I can't wait for The Temple House Vanishing to be released!

Jane W - 22nd February 2020

This sounds like a disturbing and gripping read

Jane W - 22nd February 2020

This sounds like a disturbing and gripping read

Jayne M - 21st February 2020

Love the cover

Jayne M - 21st February 2020

Love the cover

Clare R - 21st February 2020

I'm always intrigued to read a book set in a convent - I went to school at one (it wasn't private though!). It's interesting to see others experiences of being taught by nuns! And there's the added bonus of a missing girl here too - it sounds most intriguing!!

Patricia T - 21st February 2020

Sounds my kind of read. Looking forward to reading this book.

Sophie T - 20th February 2020

I like the sound of this one and am adding it to my 'to read' list.

Julie M - 17th February 2020

After reading the synopsis I am thoroughly intrigued by the storyline. This definitely is a book for my reading list!

Sophia Y - 15th February 2020

I cannot wait to get my hands on a copy of this book, i love to delve into a new authors writing and experience a new world. This story sounds intriguing and unlike anything else out on the bookshelves. Will defiantly be purchasing this book asap!! :-)

Chris C - 9th February 2020

This sounds like a real page turner

Debby B - 9th February 2020

The Temple House Vanishing sounds like a well-received interesting and intriguing read - the sort of book I take to bed with me intending to read a chapter before going to sleep but end up reading half the book instead. Sounds like the sort of book a few of my friends will be interested in reading when I've finished it so it would be a well-loved, well-read copy if I were lucky enough to win it.

Angela N - 8th February 2020

This sounds so good, I love a creepy book!

Natalie B - 7th February 2020

This looks soooo addictive!!

Yolanda D - 7th February 2020

GREAT GIVEAWAY. Good luck everyone.

Susie W - 6th February 2020

The book sounds great, a real page-turning thriller!

Sarah B - 6th February 2020

The cover for this one is stunning; can't wait to read the book!

Helen W - 6th February 2020

This looks really good and have certainly added it to my want list hopefully get a copy for mothers day

Angela T - 5th February 2020

looks like a fantastic read x

Fiona K - 4th February 2020

I went to an all girls boarding school, and hated it. I'm intrigued to read about another school that doesn't resemble Mallory Towers.

Priscilla S - 4th February 2020

Very excited sounds like my kind of read

Margaret C - 4th February 2020

This sounds like an intriguing read.

Sheena B - 3rd February 2020

This looks super creepy and I can't wait to read it

fiona w - 3rd February 2020

This should make very interesting reading,one I will enjoy

Mia T - 3rd February 2020

This sounds so good x

tessa p - 2nd February 2020

As someone who went to a Catholic girls' school I love the sound of this book. Mystery, atmosphere and a feeling of unease. Would be a great read for a winters' evening.

Sally C - 2nd February 2020

This book looks absolutely fabulous

Helen B - 2nd February 2020

Sounds a fabulous Book

michelle o - 2nd February 2020

looks amazing

Leila B - 1st February 2020

I have heard about this book. Will be an exciting read.

Nancy T - 1st February 2020

"A dark mystery" That's the sort of book I love.

Maêgan B - 1st February 2020

Sounds like an interesting book to enjoy over a weekend!

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