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The Glass House: The spellbinding Richard and Judy pick that's perfect for the long winter nights by Eve Chase

The stunning new Richard and Judy pick about old family secrets, from the author of Black Rabbit Hall and The Vanishing of Audrey Wilde

'A captivating mystery: beautifully written, with a rich sense of place, a cast of memorable characters, and lots of deep, dark secrets' Kate Morton, bestselling author of The Clockmaker's Daughter

'Absolutely her best yet' Lisa Jewell, bestselling author of The Family Upstairs

'A wonderful, romantic, compelling mystery. Eve Chase has something of the poet in her: her descriptions of a remote manor house nestling in an ancient forest are worth reading for themselves, but the plotline of The Glass House is utterly absorbing in its own right. We loved it' Richard and Judy Book Club

'The Glass House is not really about a murder, or a creepy house, but about families - the ones we're born into, the ones we make and especially the ones we flee' New York Times
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The truth can shatter everything . . .

When the Harrington family discovers an abandoned baby deep in the woods, they decide to keep her a secret and raise her as their own.

But within days a body is found in the grounds of their house and their perfect new family implodes.

Years later, Sylvie, seeking answers to nagging questions about her life, is drawn into the wild beautiful woods where nothing is quite what it seems.

Will she unearth the truth?

And dare she reveal it?
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'I adored this beautifully-written, riveting mystery' Rosie Walsh, bestselling author of The Man Who Didn't Call

'So beautifully and insightfully written, with characters I grew to love. A compelling, moving story that kept me turning the pages right to the very last' Katherine Webb, author of The Legacy

Praise for Eve Chase

'Enthralling' Kate Morton

'Simply stunning' Dinah Jefferies

'The most beautiful book you will read this year' Lisa Jewell

'Filled with intrigue' Clare Mackintosh

'Exquisite and evocative' Sarah Vaughan

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A captivating mystery: beautifully written, with a rich sense of place, a cast of memorable characters, and lots of deep, dark secrets -- Kate Morton
Eve Chase is a supremo of this genre . . . An intricately woven novel of suspense and secrets * Red *
A beautifully written, atmospheric mystery that will captivate you from the first page to the last * Heat *
I adored The Glass House by Eve Chase. Sublime writing, secrets, lovable characters I didn't want to leave, and a ripping twisting plot that kept me guessing. An absolute jewel of a book -- Dinah Jefferies
Chase's compelling account of dark family secrets - a Richard and Judy Book Club choice - weaves elements of Gothic suspense into a heartwarming modern story of blended families learning to heal the wounds of the past * Daily Mail *
I adored this beautifully-written, riveting mystery. Chase is peerless in her ability to stitch together dark secrets and tantalising twists with unforgettable characters and enthralling imagery. I am a die-hard fan! -- Rosie Walsh * author of The Man Who Didn't Call *
Eve Chase's novels are about glamorous families with tragic pasts, set in wonderful locations. Her writing is rich and her stories full of dreamy mystery. This gorgeous meditation on motherhood is one of my favourite reads so far this year * Daily Mail *
Absolutely her best yet. No one creates families as complex, loveable and utterly believable as Chase and she is the master of the dual time frame narrative -- Lisa Jewell
I enjoyed this book so much that every time I put it down, I wanted to pick it straight back up! I was totally invested in the tale * Prima, BOOK OF THE MONTH *
Dreamy and atmospheric, this wonderful, moving novel time-slips between the Seventies and the present * Daily Mail *
The Glass House is not really about a murder, or a creepy house, but about families - the ones we're born into, the ones we make and especially the ones we flee * New York Times *
Terrific sense of place; twists aplenty; characters I cared about; an emotive exploration of mother/daughter relationships from birth to death. But it's the writing that lifts this: lush, lyrical, precise, confident. -- Sarah Vaughan
If you like your mysteries atmospheric then I highly recommend The Glass House - it's the kind of book that makes you look up in surprise at your present-day surroundings. Long-fused mysteries in the past and present take tantalisingly long time to weave together but the wait is absolutely worth it. Beautiful, transportive writing -- Erin Kelly
A cleverly constructed puzzle of a plot whose pieces finally snap together in a truly gratifying manner * Washington Post *
This exquisitely written tale about secrets, privilege and what it means to be a family is an absolute treat * Sun *
I just love Eve Chase's lyrical writing and evocative sense of place. The Glass House is her best yet, a glorious tangle of family secrets, set deep in the woods of Foxcote Manor. A treat. -- Louise Candlish
Exquisitely written, this emotional and intriguing novel is a little bit special * Woman & Home *
An atmospheric and immersive mystery in which the secrets and lies of the past collide with the present. Chase's writing is, as ever, exquisite -- E.C. Fremantle
An emotional thriller steeped in family secrets and the desire to belong * Woman *
Beautifully written, with a sinister edge * Best Magazine *
Dreamy and atmospheric (...) wonderful, moving * Daily Mail *
Eve Chase is right up there with Tana French and Sarah Waters as an author who writes page-turning masterpieces that meld a vibrant sense of place with a heartbreaking cast of characters. I devoured her latest, and will be recommending it to everyone I know. Her plot twists floored me, and this haunting story will stay with me for a very long time -- Fiona Davis * bestselling author of The Chelsea Girls *
So beautifully and insightfully written, with characters I grew to love populating a compelling, moving story that kept me turning the pages right to the very last. Chase handles the various unexpected ways our earliest experiences shape and define us with huge empathy and sensitivity. It's an evocative and engrossing read -- Katherine Webb * author of The Legacy *
Bewitching and beguiling, The Glass House is as dark and tangled as the forest where it is set. A creeping sense of unease builds to a terrific denouement - as suspenseful as the mistress of psychological drama, Daphne Du Maurier. Eve Chase is simply brilliant. -- Veronica Henry
Rich, gripping, intriguing, beautifully written, diving deep into emotional truths, The Glass House is an assured and lovely novel -- Elizabeth Buchan * author of The Museum of Broken Promises *
This is an absolute beauty. Darkly atmospheric and spellbinding -- Jane Fallon, author of Queen Bee
This captivating mystery will certainly whisk you away . . . Exquisitely written, this emotional and intriguing novel is rather special * Woman's Weekly *
This exquisitely written tale about secrets, privilege and what it means to be a family is an absolute treat * Fabulous, Sun on Sunday *
A beautifully written mystery about family secrets. A gripping and imaginative read * Cotswold Life *
A delicious mystery full of labyrinthine curves * Kirkus Reviews *
Evocative and beautifully written The Glass House sucked me into a mystery as atmospheric and densely packed with secrets as the forest in which it's set -- Tammy Cohen/Rachel Rhys, author of A Dangerous Crossing
Beautifully written mystery * People *
An emotional thriller steeped in family secrets and the desire to belong * Woman *
We all need a book to get really lost in every now and again, and this captivating mystery will certainly whisk you away. Exquisitely written, this emotional and intriguing novel is a little bit special * Woman & Home *
A powerful story of family secrets, lies and the need to belong. Stays in your mind long after you've finished reading * Sunday Express *
I heartily recommend Eve Chase's evocative The Glass House * Woman & Home *
An atmospheric novel about family secrets . . . I love books with a strong sense of place and time * i *
Critical Acclaim for Eve Chase * - *
An enthralling story of secrets, sisters and an unsolved mystery * bestselling author of The Clockmaker's Daughter *
Simply stunning. Every now and then you read a special book and this is one. Spell-binding, heart-stopping . . . I can't tell you how much I loved it * bestselling author of The Missing Sister *
Evocative and filled with intrigue * bestselling author of Let Me Lie *
Exquisite and evocative - and the pace and suspense are handled expertly * bestselling author of Anatomy of a Scandal *
One of the most enthralling novelists of the moment. This is the most beautiful book you will read this year * bestselling author of Watching You *
Eve Chase is a name to watch * Daily Mail *
Addictive and delivers atmosphere in spades * Good Housekeeping *
An enticing, chilling plot, captivating characters and prose beautiful enough to totally lose yourself in * Heat *
A mystery of nail-biting suspense * Woman & Home *
Absorbed me completely. Fabulous * bestselling author of Tell Me a Secret *
An engrossing story of fractured families, secrets, lies and misunderstandings * Sunday Express *
Magical * Daily Express *
Expertly crafted, dark, beautiful and utterly enthralling * bestselling author of The Summer of Impossible Things *
Beautifully written with a gripping plot, I couldn't stop reading this * bestselling author of A Rose Petal Summer *

About Eve Chase


Growing up, Eve Chase only ever wanted to be a writer. After studying English literature at university, she worked as a magazine journalist, and particularly loved interviewing colourful characters and nosing around grand private homes. Her fascination with houses - the domestic worlds we inhabit, the family secrets caught within them - steeps the pages of her immersive page-turning fiction. She lives in Oxford with her husband and three children and a very hairy golden retriever, Harry.

She loves to hear from readers - say hello on Instagram and Twitter @EvePollyChase and facebook.com/EveChaseAuthor. For further details about her writing visit evechase.com

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The Glass House: The spellbinding Richard and Judy pick that's perfect for the long winter nights by Eve Chase
Eve Chase
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Penguin Books Ltd
2020-08-01
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9781405940962
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