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Jellybird by Lezanne Clannachan
  

Jellybird

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March 2013 eBook of the Month.

This intriguing mystery, come romance, come ghost story will have you hooked and trying to guess what is coming next. Jessica, on paper has a good marriage and a great life - she should be happy. But her life is derailed after a new close friend gets a little too intimate with her husband. She flees to the town where she grew up in search of her first love but unearths more than she bargained for. Well written and rather unsettling, it’s a great debut novel.

Synopsis

Jellybird by Lezanne Clannachan

'I'm good at secrets,' Libby says. Yes, thinks Jessica, I bet you are ...

Jessica should have everything to make her happy: a loving husband, a growing reputation as a jewellery designer, hope for a family of her own in the future. Then she meets Libby - flattering, attentive - and believes she has found the friendship she missed out on as a child. Until Jessica catches her husband and Libby alone, heads together in whispered collusion. With her life unravelling, Jessica flees home to the seaside town where she grew up. The discovery of an old postcard among her childhood belongings sends Jessica in search of her first love, Thomas, 'the ghost boy' who disappeared one night seventeen years ago. The last time Jessica saw Thomas he was covered in blood and begging her to hide him. Now to find him, Jessica must confront the secrets that link her to Libby, the missing boy and a brutal murder. Jellybird, a dark, unsettling novel of childhood secrets, is the remarkable debut from Lezanne Clannachan.

Reviews

'A tremendous debut with real psychological texture. The plotting is subtle, the balance between past and present finely judged, the prose fresh and precise'
Nigel Farndale, Bestselling Author Of The Blasphemer

About the Author

Lezanne Clannachan

Lezanne Clannachan was born in Denmark before moving to England when she was fourteen. After university, she lived in Singapore for several years before moving to London to work in marketing and event management. Married with three children, Lezanne lives in West Sussex in a haunted house.

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Publication date

14th March 2013

Author

Lezanne Clannachan

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lezanneclannachan.co.uk/

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Publisher

Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co

Format

Hardback

Categories

Family Drama
Debuts of the Month
Literary Fiction
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ISBN

9781409126577

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