The House of Ashes (Hardback)
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Hardback 464 Pages / Published: 03/02/2022
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'This might well be his masterpiece' - MARK BILLINGHAM 'One of Ireland's finest crime writers' - STEVE CAVANAGH 'Chilling and compelling' - VAL McDERMID 'Terrifying' - CHRIS BROOKMYRE 'Thrilling' - CHRIS WHITAKER 'Stunning' - MARK EDWARDS 'Brilliant' - ADRIAN McKINTY 'Haunting' - LIZ NUGENT 'Superb' - WILL DEAN ____________________________ For Sara Keane, it was supposed to be a second chance. A new country. A new house. A new beginning with her husband Damien. Then came the knock on the door. Elderly Mary Jackson can't understand why Sara and her husband are living in her home. She remembers the fire, and the house burning down. But she also remembers the children. The children who need her, whom she must protect. 'The children will find you,' she tells Sara, because Mary knows she needs help too. Sara soon becomes obsessed with what happened in that house nearly sixty years ago - the tragic, bloody night her husband never intended for her to discover. And Mary - silent for six decades - is finally ready to tell her story . . . The House of Ashes is the stunning new 2022 thriller from the award-winning master of the genre, Stuart Neville - perfect for fans of John Connolly, Alex North and Brian McGilloway.

Publisher: Zaffre
ISBN: 9781838775315
Number of pages: 464
Weight: 555 g
Dimensions: 240 x 162 x 32 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
Stuart Neville writes crime fiction that is edgy, compelling and always deeply humane. This might well be his masterpiece * MARK BILLINGHAM *
Chilling, compassionate and compelling, Stuart Neville takes us straight to the dark heart of rural Ireland * VAL McDERMID *
Superb. Some extraordinary (and beautiful) melancholic scenes. Poignant, compelling and immersive. * WILL DEAN *
Moving, thrilling, tragic. The House of Ashes is a phenomenal achievement from a crime fiction Titan * CHRIS WHITAKER, author of WE BEGIN AT THE END *
Stuart Neville is a powerhouse of deep, dark emotional fiction. One of Ireland's finest crime writers * STEVE CAVANAGH, Sunday Times bestselling author of THIRTEEN *
A brilliant, atmospheric novel from Stuart Neville that plays with chronology and the idea that evil can linger in the dark places...Neville writes with care and empathy and his characters will stay with you for a long time. In a storied career this may well be Stuart Neville's best book * ADRIAN McKINTY *
Soulful, lyrical, elegiac and utterly terrifying . . . You can buy this book, but it will own you * CHRIS BROOKMYRE *
Shocking, heartbreaking and scary - we love it * WOMAN&HOME *
A stunning and haunting thriller. I loved it * LIZ NUGENT, No.1 bestselling author of OUR LITTLE CRUELTIES *
A stunning novel. So dark, so compassionate, so beautifully written. An instant classic * MARK EDWARDS *
Brutal and compelling, but written with huge heart and empathy. A visceral and haunting thriller * DOUG JOHNSTONE *
Unforgettable ... A gut-wrenching novel of psychological suspense. Neville has outdone himself. * Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) *

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“A Chilling Read”

For Sara Keane, it was supposed to be a second chance. A new country. A new house. A new beginning with her husband Damien.

Then came the knock on the door.

Elderly Mary Jackson can’t understand why Sara and her... More

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“Spellbinding….”

Stuart Neville, dubbed the “King of Belfast Noir” by The Guardian, has written many critically acclaimed books and his debut novel “The Twelve” won the mystery/thriller category in the Los Angeles Times Book Prize.... More

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“one of the years standout reads”

his is a standout read, in someways it haunts you as read and once finished stays with you, such is the power of the storytelling , the pull of the plot and the strong narrative, these combined have made for a stellar... More

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