In Her Wake (Paperback)
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In Her Wake (Paperback)

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Paperback 340 Pages / Published: 01/04/2016
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A young woman is forced to question everything she thought she knew, when a family tragedy leads to a series of startling revelations ... and dark secrets. A stunning and emotive psychological thriller from the bestselling author of The Cliff House and The Storm. 'Beautiful, seamless writing, Jennings has a magic warmth and addictive quality that keeps you reading on and on' Lucy Atkins 'Hauntingly beautiful' Clare Mackintosh 'Thoughtful, atmospheric and deeply immersive, it wields an almost mesmeric power over the reader' Hannah Beckerman ------------------- A perfect life ... until she discovered it wasn't her own. A tragic family event reveals devastating news that rips apart Bella's comfortable existence. Embarking on a personal journey to uncover the truth, she faces a series of traumatic discoveries that take her to the ruggedly beautiful Cornish coast, where hidden truths, past betrayals and a 25-year-old mystery threaten not just her identity, but also her life. Chilling, complex and profoundly moving, In Her Wake is a gripping psychological thriller that questions the nature of family - and reminds us that sometimes the most shocking crimes are committed closest to home. ------------------- 'A gripping concept powers this emotional, sinuous thriller in which one woman's life is played out against what might have been' Fanny Blake, Woman & Home 'Heartbreaking and emotionally stunning ... one of the most mature genre novels I've read for a long time' Scottish Herald 'This mesmerising and haunting thriller is a true literary beauty' Heat 'Delicately weaves loss and grief in a very human story with a strong heart' Sarah Hilary 'Enough twists and turns to give you whiplash' Tammy Cohen 'A writer of rare and exceptional talent' Steve Cavanagh 'A gripping and powerful read ... will keep you turning the pages' Simon Kernick 'Beautifully written and emotionally charged, Amanda Jennings has created compelling exploration of self, memory and the slippery bonds that tie a family together' Eva Dolan 'An assured, evocative, rites of passage tale that will captivate readers of psychological suspense' Mari Hannah 'I have fallen head over heels in love with this compelling and beautiful book. Already one of my favourite authors, Amanda Jennings has created something outstanding ... one of my favourite reads of all time' Louise Douglas 'Moving, perceptive and beautifully written story with a devastating conclusion that will stay with you' Howard Linskey 'Gripping and hauntingly beautiful, with a totally unexpected twist in the tail, In Her Wake is simply brilliant - I loved it' Jenny Ashcroft 'A beautifully written, emotionally charged novel that stays with you long after you read the last page' Jane Isaac 'A haunting and compelling read, charged with perfectly observed emotion and a poetic gift for language' Iona Grey 'One of those novels that you know is going to stay with you for a very long time after you finish it' Louise Voss'Mesmerising storytelling' Mel Sherratt 'Amanda Jennings propels herself into my list of favourite writers' Luca Veste

Publisher: Orenda Books
ISBN: 9781910633298
Number of pages: 340
Weight: 358 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 30 mm


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'Amanda Jennings writes with profound insight into character and a poetic gift for language, exploring chilling themes with lyrical grace. In Her Wake is charged with dark, perfectly observed emotion; a haunting and compelling read' Iona Grey, author of Letters to the Lost

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“In Her Wake is psychologically chilling”

I can't remember the last time that I read a book in one sitting, my eyes are tired and red-rimmed this morning, I picked up In Her Wake at around 9pm last night and read the final page at just before 2am this... More

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“An exploration of families, identity, betrayal and what happens when everything we know is turned upside down...”

I first came across this author when I reviewed her previous novel, The Judas Scar. You can read my review for that here. I have been thinking for two days of how to write my review without gushing effusively and... More

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Sandra Foy

“Stunning ”

After the death of her mother, Bella returns to her childhood home to comfort her father, but the two have never really had a closeness to their relationship, and her father’s need to tell her something important and... More

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