The House Across the Street (Paperback)
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The House Across the Street (Paperback)

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Paperback 368 Pages
Published: 02/05/2019
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Is there a murderer across the street?

It's 1964 and twenty-three-year-old Katy Speed is fascinated by glamorous Gloria and the goings-on at her house over the road.

Who are the mysterious women that keep coming and going in the strange black car?

Then one night, Gloria's house burns to the ground. Bodies are found in the wreckage.

And Katy's horror turns to disbelief when her own father is arrested and charged with murder.

Determined to prove his innocence, Katy sets out to uncover the truth about the mysterious house across the street and find the real murderer. But that means risking her own life...

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781405935371
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 257 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 22 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

Must read - Saturday Express

5 Truly shocking - Fab New 5 Star Fiction, Heat

A deeply evocative read - Woman Magazine

A gripping novel . . . will have you up all night guessing what happens next - My Weekly

A gripping new novel - Yours

The Hot List - Inside Soap

Fab in Fiction feature - Woman's Way

Pearse has written another pacy novel, steeped in 1960s authenticity and driven by lovable - and love to hate - characters. But at the heart of the book lies a powerful message which stays with you long after you've finished reading - Sunday Express

Lesley Pearse brilliantly captures the era . . . Emotional and moving, The House Across The Street is storytelling at its best, filled with characters you will care passionately about - Anne Cater, Daily Express

5 A gripping read set in the 1960s. The story becomes a full-blown mystery that will leave Katy's life in danger, and the search for answers drives this engaging combination of thriller and drama - The People's Friend

Lesley Pearse is on top form with her latest novel The House Across The Street - Choice

A heartbreaking and intensely human story that twists, turns and grips from first page to last . . . - Lancashire Post

An evocative and nostalgic novel from one of the UK's most prolific, best-selling authors - CultureFly

We highly recommend it! - People's Friend

Evocative - Woman's Weekly

You'll be up all night trying to guess what comes next - Good Living

Gripping 60s novel - Eastern Daily Press

Praise for Lesley Pearse - -

Deservedly one of the world's favourite story tellers . . . You simply have to keep turning the pages to find out what happens next - MyWeekly

Heart-warming and evocative, a real delight to read - Sun

Glorious, heartwarming - Woman & Home

Gripping - Hello

A narrative that gallops along, this is quintessential Pearse that will delight her army of readers - Daily Mail

Evocative, compelling, told from the heart - Sunday Express

Must-reads this month - Marie Claire

Praise for Lesley Pearse: - -

Deservedly one of the world's favourite story tellers . . . You simply have to keep turning the pages to find out what happens next. - MyWeekly

Gripping. - Hello

Evocative, multi-faceted and sometimes disturbing, a story that grips from first page to last. - Lancashire Post

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“Compelling read.”

WOW can you believe this is book 26 by Lesley Pears, I have loved getting right into each and every book she has written, when I saw that she had written a thriller I knew I was in for a good read.
This is an absolute... More

Hardback edition
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“Fantastic read !”

Another wonderful book from a great storyteller ! This one covers many subjects that were taboo in the 1960's , the period in which the book starts . It is thought provoking as well as being a story full of... More

Paperback edition
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“Thrills, romance and domestic drama, a book for everyone”

The House Across the Street is Lesley Pearse's twenty sixth novel, and marks her twenty fifth anniversary as a best selling author.  It has been quite a while since I have picked up one of Lesley's books,... More

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