The Birdcage Library (Paperback)
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The Birdcage Library (Paperback)

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£9.99
Paperback 400 Pages
Published: 28/03/2024
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A diary hidden. A crime buried. A secret to be freed...

'A delicious page-turning mystery within a mystery' LIZ HYDER
'A twisty treasure hunt of a novel... Utterly beguiling' LIZZIE POOK
'It glistens with a hint of the danger that lurks within' CHARLOTTE PHILBY
'Claustrophobic and clever' JANE SHEMILT
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Dear Reader, the man I love is trying to kill me...

1932. Emily Blackwood, a young adventuress and plant hunter, travels north for a curious new commission. A gentleman has written to request she catalogue his vast collection of taxidermied creatures before sale.

On arrival, Emily finds a ruined castle, its owner haunted by the memory of a woman who disappeared five decades before. And when she discovers the ripped pages of an old diary, crammed into the walls, she realises a dark secret lies here, waiting to entrap her too...

'Beautiful writing, thrilling plot and a literary treasure hunt - all my favourite things' ANNA MAZZOLA
'Outstanding. Lovers of crime, mystery and intrigue should order this immediately'HARPER'S BAZAAR
'Wonderfully gothic and immersive' NEW EUROPEAN
'An atmospheric read - add in a literary treasure hunt and this is irresistible' GOOD HOUSEKEEPING
'Very clever. Keeps you glued until the final twist' WOMAN & HOME

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REAL READERS LOVE THIS TWISTY AND ATMOSPHERIC BOOK!

'A captivating story which kept me reading far into the night ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐'
'It's visual and beautiful, and a gorgeous piece of of work ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐'
'An absolute triumph ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐'
'Freya creates a claustrophobic atmosphere like no one else ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐'
'A beautiful and captivating read full of mystery and secrets ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐'

Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781472276391
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 280 g
Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 34 mm

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Dan - Clifton, Bristol.

“Addictive, gothic, beguiling.”

To the reader with a most inquisitive mind and a fearless disposition, you are invited to embark on a quest, a treasure hunt, if you will, down a path only a puzzler may dare tread, for the answers to such a... More

“Addictive!”

Thank you to the publishers for this early review copy. Having loved Freya's first book The Dictator's Wife which was featured on Between The Covers there was no way I wasn't going to be reading this.... More

Hardback edition
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“Wonderful atmospheric read”

This is a fairly dark historical gothic style read set largely in a remote Scottish castle in 1932 and 50 years earlier in Manhattan. Told from two POV’s; Emily ‘Emmy’ Blackwood in the most recent time and Hester... More

Hardback edition
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