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Publisher Description

A Times Best Book of 2019.

"Something has been let loose..."

In Edwardian Suffolk, a manor house stands alone in a lost corner of the Fens: a glinting wilderness of water whose whispering reeds guard ancient secrets. Maud is a lonely child growing up without a mother, ruled by her repressive father.

When he finds a painted medieval devil in a graveyard, unhallowed forces are awakened.

Maud's battle has begun. She must survive a world haunted by witchcraft, the age-old legends of her beloved fen – and the even more nightmarish demons of her father's past.

Spanning five centuries, Wakenhyrst is a darkly gothic thriller about murderous obsession and one girl's longing to fly free by the bestselling author of Dark Matter and Thin Air. Wakenhyrst is an outstanding new piece of story-telling, a tale of mystery and imagination laced with terror. It is a masterwork in the modern gothic tradition that ranges from Mary Shelley and Bram Stoker to Neil Gaiman and Sarah Perry.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2019
April 4
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
368
Pages
PUBLISHER
Head of Zeus
SIZE
5.8
MB

Customer Reviews

Thatboydevon ,

Really good read

Thank you for the tale 💙

Kerryshines ,

Read it in a day!

Utterly compelling plot that pulls you into the fens and Edwardian England. I bought this book on a whim and am now hungry for more of her works.

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