Aren't We Sisters? (Paperback)Patricia Ferguson (author)
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Longlisted for the 2015 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction, Aren't We Sisters? is a gripping novel about buried secrets and unlikely friendship.
Norah Thornby can no longer afford to live in her grand family home in the centre of Silkhampton. Unless, perhaps, she can find a respectable lodger.
But Nurse Lettie Quick is not nearly as respectable as she seems. What's really going on at the clinic she has opened? And why has she chosen Silkhampton?
Meanwhile the beautiful Rae Grainger has found the perfect place to stay, in an isolated house miles away from the town. It's certainly rather creepy, especially at candlelit bedtime, but Rae knows that all she has to do is stay out of sight, until others - paid, professional others - are ready to take her little problem away. Then she can just forget the whole ghastly business . . . can't she?
No one guesses, of course, that there's a killer quietly at work in Silkhampton; that in one way or another all three women are in danger . . .
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 323 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 27 mm
There is a real warmth...to the story of how three women from different backgrounds rally round when one of them gets into trouble * Good Housekeeping *
With dialogue and characters that sound authentic for the era, Ferguson has conjured up a thought-provoking plot * The Lady *
Another page-turner...an unusual and clever novel. * Red Magazine *
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