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The House Across the Street

by Lesley Pearse

Historical fiction Crime and Mystery

The House Across the Street Synopsis

THE ENTHRALLING NEW NOVEL FROM 10 MILLION COPY & NUMBER ONE BESTSELLING AUTHOR LESLEY PEARSE

Is there a murderer across the street? It's 1964 and twenty-three-year-old Katy Speed is fascinated by glamorous Gloria and the goings-on at her house over the road.

Who are the mysterious women that keep coming and going in the strange black car?

Then one night, Gloria's house burns to the ground. Bodies are found in the wreckage.

And Katy's horror turns to disbelief when her own father is arrested and charged with murder.

Determined to prove his innocence, Katy sets out to uncover the truth about the mysterious house across the street and find the real murderer. But that means risking her own life . . .

About This Edition

ISBN: 9781405935371
Publication date: 2nd May 2019
Author: Lesley Pearse
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 368 pages
Primary Genre Historical fiction
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Lesley Pearse Press Reviews

Evocative, multi-faceted and sometimes disturbing, a story that grips from first page to last. - Lancashire Post

Gripping. - Hello

Deservedly one of the world's favourite story tellers . . . You simply have to keep turning the pages to find out what happens next. - MyWeekly

Evocative, compelling, told from the heart - Sunday Express

Glorious, heartwarming - Woman & Home

A narrative that gallops along, this is quintessential Pearse that will delight her army of readers - Daily Mail

Heart-warming and evocative, a real delight to read - Sun

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Evocative, compelling, told from the heart - Sunday Express

A narrative that gallops along, this is quintessential Pearse that will delight her army of readers - Daily Mail

Gripping - Hello

Glorious, heartwarming - Woman & Home

Heart-warming and evocative, a real delight to read - Sun

Deservedly one of the world's favourite story tellers . . . You simply have to keep turning the pages to find out what happens next - MyWeekly

Praise for Lesley Pearse - -

The Hot List - Inside Soap

An evocative and nostalgic novel from one of the UK's most prolific, best-selling authors - CultureFly

A heartbreaking and intensely human story that twists, turns and grips from first page to last . . . - Lancashire Post

A deeply evocative read - Woman Magazine

Lesley Pearse is on top form with her latest novel The House Across The Street - Choice

5 - *

* - A gripping read set in the 1960s. The story becomes a full-blown mystery that will leave Katy's life in danger, and the search for answers drives this engaging combination of thriller and drama

The People's Friend - Lesley Pearse brilliantly captures the era . . . Emotional and moving, The House Across The Street is storytelling at its best, filled with characters you will care passionately about -- Anne Cater

Daily Express - Pearse has written another pacy novel, steeped in 1960s authenticity and driven by lovable - and love to hate - characters. But at the heart of the book lies a powerful message which stays with you long after you've finished reading

Sunday Express - Fab in Fiction feature

Woman's Way - A gripping new novel

Yours - A gripping novel . . . will have you up all night guessing what happens next

My Weekly - 5

* - *

Truly shocking - Fab New 5 Star Fiction, Heat

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About Lesley Pearse

Lesley Pearse's novels have sold over ten million copies worldwide and include most recently Dead to Me, Without a Trace, Survivor, Forgive Me and The Promise. Her new novel The Woman in the Wood  is a powerful, passionate and sinister tale of a young woman's courage, friendship and determination. Author Photo © Charlotte Murphy

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