The Last Daughter (Paperback)Nicola Cornick (author)
A family bound by a dark legacy…
‘What a fascinating story. I enjoyed every moment of it. Intriguing and with a lovely time-slippery twist’ Barbara Erskine, Sunday Times bestselling author
Ever since her sister disappeared eleven years ago, Serena Warren has been running from a ghost, haunted by what she can’t remember about that night.
When Caitlin’s body is discovered, Serena returns to her grandfather’s house, nestled beside the ruins of Minster Lovell Hall in Oxfordshire, determined to uncover the truth. But in returning to the place of her childhood summers, Serena stands poised at the brink of a startling discovery – one that will tie her family to a centuries-old secret…
Taking readers from the present day to the Wars of the Roses in the 1400s, and with an enthralling mystery at its heart, The Last Daughter is a spellbinding novel about family secrets, perfect for fans of Lucinda Riley, Barbara Erskine and Kate Morton.
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 260 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 25 mm
‘I enjoyed every moment of it. Intriguing and with a lovely time slippery twist.’ BARBARA ERSKINE
'An ingenious tale of mystery and suspense… Enchanting.’ DINAH JEFFRIES
‘A completely wonderful read. Set during the Wars of the Roses and the present day, it’s historically rich, emotional and magical. I was intrigued and immersed throughout.’ TRACY REES
‘Well, Nicola has done it again! A cracking tale that wouldn’t let me put it down or turn out the light. I absolutely loved it.’ KATIE FFORDE
‘Atmospheric and beautifully crafted, I guarantee this suspenseful time-slip story will have you up all night to finish.’ RACHEL HORE
‘A treasure trove of historical insight, casting a new light on a compelling mystery that binds the present to the distant past.’ FIONA VALPY
‘I was utterly immersed, forgetting everything but the story and the characters. Nicola’s writing is so vivid and beautiful and perfectly pitched, her plotting addictive’ JENNY ASHCROFT
‘Well researched and stylish, full of emotion from past and present, this is an engrossing mystery to keep the reader turning the pages.’ ANNE O’BRIEN, author of The Queen’s Rival
‘An engaging, beautifully crafted romance that weaves together several intriguing mysteries, both ancient and modern, and questions the very essence of time itself.’ ALISON WEIR, author of Six Tudor Queens
‘A marvellously magical tale, based on real history… Nicola's beautiful writing sucked me right in and I was completely absorbed by this book. A masterpiece of timeslip fiction.’ KATHLEEN MCGURL
‘Gorgeous… Combines a modern-day mystery with a 600-year-old tale of intrigue, plotting and romance. I was alternately entranced and thrilled… Nicola has excelled herself in this wonderful book.’ LOUISE DOUGLAS, author of The House by the Sea
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I have read several of Nicola Cornick’s time slip novels over the last few years and enjoyed some much more than others, but I think her new one, The Last Daughter, is her best so far. It probably helped that the... More
“Pre-order this book now!”
I’ve long been a fan of books by Lucinda Riley, Barbara Erskine and Kate Morton, and now I have to add Nicola Cornick to that list. I’ve just finished reading The Last Daughter (due to be published in July 2021 by... More
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