I was hooked from a start threaded with mystery and menace. And the story kept me gripped as the past tragedy unfolded. I could see the coast of southern France, feel the cooling breeze, and smell the salty ocean -- Dinah Jefferies * bestselling author of The Missing Sister * Carol Drinkwater's writing is like taking an amazing holiday in book form -- Jenny Colgan Carol Drinkwater's writing is always guaranteed to sweep me off my feet and The House on the Edge of the Cliff is a beautifully woven and compelling tale of passion, love and intrigue -- Rowan Coleman The story of a love that, despite wrong turnings, grows and develops over time, it is given extra resonance by the beautifully drawn French landscape. Emotional and tenderly written -- Elizabeth Buchan * bestselling author of The New Mrs Clifton * This sweeping tale of love and tragedy charts the life and secrets of engaging and intriguing heroine, Grace. One to get lost in * Woman & Home, Best Books of Summer * A mysterious and intricately woven story of passion and betrayal across the decades, set against an alluring French backrop . . . this moving, gripping story is filled with characters who are tenderly and elegantly portrayed * Daily Express * An epic tale of love and betrayal set in a Provencal villa * Sunday Post * A page-turning thriller * Yorkshire Post * A love story with bite, with France itself one of the stars * France Magazine * A striking and compelling family drama where the past takes a ferocious bite into the present . . . Within the first few pages I became as hooked as a hooked thing can be . . . Carol Drinkwater writes with captivating eloquence . . . Full of secrets, tense moments, gorgeous descriptions and emotional interplay, The House on the Edge of the Cliff is truly a beautiful read * LoveReading * This moving, gripping story is filled with characters who are tenderly and elegantly portrayed * Daily Express * Everything you want for a summer read. It has romance, passion, intrigue and danger * Press (York) * Praise for Carol Drinkwater * - * Secrets, tragedy, hidden pasts and family secrets all set in glorious Provence - I loved this -- Santa Montefiore Ranging across time periods this is a story to savour, complete with wonderful settings stretching from Paris to the glorious countryside of southern France -- Dinah Jefferies A great and compassionate writer -- Danuta Kean * Guardian * Mesmerising, haunting and extraordinarily relevant * Lovereading * A lovely book packed with the sunshine, scents and savours of the South of France. Plenty of page-turning drama but also mouthwatering descriptions of Paris and Provence. Enough to make you rush straight to the Eurostar * Daily Mail * A gripping tale * Sunday Post * Gripping * Candis * This atmospheric read will whisk you straight to the South of France as you become immersed in the tale of secrets and heartbreak * Marie Claire * An emotional tale of loss and kindness * French Property News * A story of love and loss, sadness and great joy * The Middle East * I loved this book. I kept snatching a few more pages whenever I could. It has left me wanting to head to warmer climes and take part in the grape and olive harvests. Well I can dream can't I? * Mumsnet *
About Carol Drinkwater
Carol Drinkwater is a multi-award-winning actress who is best known for her portrayal of Helen Herriot in the BBC television series All Creatures Great and Small. Her quartet of memoirs set on her olive farm in the south of France have sold over a million copies worldwide and her solo journey round the Mediterranean in search of the olive tree's mythical secrets inspired a five-part documentary film series, The Olive Route. She is also the author of novels The Forgotten Summer, The Lost Girl and The House on the Edge of the Cliff. She lives in the south of France where she is writing her next novel.
The House on the Edge of the Cliff by Carol Drinkwater
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