Return to Fourwinds (Paperback)Elisabeth Gifford (author)
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***Shortlisted Author For Historical Writers' Association's Debut Crown For Best First Historical Novel***
What will it cost to hide your deepest secrets from those you love most?
At Fourwinds they gather: Alice and Ralph, Patricia and Peter, to celebrate the marriage of their children. But the bride is nowhere to be seen.
What could have caused Sarah to vanish? As both families search for the answer, the past floods through the corridors of the old house. What secret has Ralph been keeping from his wife? What is it about Alice's wartime encounter with Peter that has haunted her ever since?
Return to Fourwinds is a sweeping, lyrical story of the things we choose to tell and the secrets that we keep.
Publisher: Atlantic Books
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 245 g
Dimensions: 198 x 131 x 22 mm
A moving novel of great sweep and depth -- Tim Pears
Secrets of the Sea House is an arresting tale of the things that haunt us. But the real pleasure in this debut novel is Elisabeth Gifford's finely wrought prose; at turns acute, delicate and fierce -- Liza Klaussmann on SECRETS OF THE SEA HOUSE
Gifford moves nimbly between the centuries and voices of her intriguing tale. She is a singular and poetic writer -- Rhidian Brook on SECRETS OF THE SEA HOUSE
Sure to ignite an interest in sea mythology partnered with real-life ground-breaking sightings and discoveries, this is the perfect read if you're heading to a British beach this summer * Red Magazine on SECRETS OF THE SEA HOUSE *
Fans of historical fiction, folklore and Scotland will all enjoy this wonderful debut; Gifford is a writer to watch* We Love This Book on SECRETS OF THE SEA HOUSE *
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