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Towards the Vanishing Point

by Jan Turk Petrie

Historical Fiction Thriller and Suspense

LoveReading View on Towards the Vanishing Point

I found this to be a gripping story, it did put me in mind of Daphne Du Maurier.

Once started it was hard to put down, the friendship between Stella and Lilly was a strong one, until the day that male nurse Will arrives.

But Will is not quite what he seems, and though Stella tries to tell her, Lilly who is under his spell won't hear a thing about him, after all, they are just rumours, right?

Towards the vanishing point is a tale of love, friendship, and betrayal

A book for all fans of mystery, with a slight gothic overtone.

Angela Rhodes, A LoveReading Ambassador

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Towards the Vanishing Point Synopsis

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What would you do if your best friend was about to risk everything?

In the North of England in1938, two ten-year-old girls, Lily Hetherington and Stella Marsden, form a close if unlikely friendship that endures despite their wartime experiences. After the war, the two women are working as nursing auxiliaries when Lily meets male nurse Will Bagshaw. Stella begins to hear sinister rumours about the man, but the besotted Lily won’t listen to a word said against him. Can Stella make her see sense before it’s too late?

Building to a tense, dramatic climax, this is a story of friendship, love, loyalty and the ultimate betrayal.

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ISBN: 9781912855957
Publication date: 02/01/2020
Publisher: Pintail Press
Format: Paperback

ISBN: B083F4P966
Publication date: 02/01/2020
Publisher: Pintail Press
Format: Ebook

Book Information

ISBN: 9781912855957
Publication date: 2nd January 2020
Author: Jan Turk Petrie
Publisher: Pintail Press
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 270 pages
Genres: Historical Fiction, Indie Books We Love, Thriller / Suspense,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Historical fiction, Thriller / suspense,

About Jan Turk Petrie

As a writer, Jan Turk Petrie is always keen to challenge herself and come up with something original.  Her first published novels – the three volumes that make up The Eldísvík Trilogy – are Nordic noir thrillers set some fifty years in the future.  Her fourth novel - ‘Too Many Heroes’ – is, by contrast, a period romantic thriller set in the early 1950s.  Jan’s fifth novel - ‘Towards the Vanishing Point’ is a work of historical literary fiction.  Before becoming a writer, Jan was an ...

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