The Secret by the Lake (Paperback)
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The Secret by the Lake (Paperback)

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Paperback 416 Pages / Published: 19/11/2015
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A FAMILY TRAGEDY When a tragedy forces the family Amy works for as a nanny to retreat to a small lakeside cottage, she realises she cannot leave them now. A SISTER'S SECRET But Amy finds something unsettling about the cottage by the lake. This is where the children's mother spent her childhood - and the place where her sister disappeared mysteriously at just seventeen. A WEB OF LIES Soon Amy becomes tangled in the missing sister's story as dark truths begin rising to the surface. But can Amy unlock the secrets of the past before they repeat themselves? Your favourite authors love Louise Douglas . . . 'Crackles with repressed longing . . . the explosive ending took my breath away' C.L. TAYLOR, author of THE ACCIDENT and THE LIE

Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
ISBN: 9780552779272
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 283 g
Dimensions: 198 x 127 x 25 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Beautifully written, chillingly atmospheric and utterly compelling, The Secret by the Lake is Louise Douglas at her brilliant best" * Tammy Cohen, author of The Broken *
"A master of her craft, Louise Douglas ratchets up the tension in this haunting and exquisitely written tale of buried secrets and past tragedy." * Amanda Jennings, author of Sworn Secret *
"A clammy, atmospheric and suspenseful novel, it builds in tension all the way through to the startling final pages." * Sunday Express, S Magazine *

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“An absolutely superb read”

The prologue of The Secret by the Lake takes place by Blackwater lake in 1931; a young unnamed housemaid sits and gazes at a beautiful heart-shaped pendant, her thoughts are interrupted by the sound of someone... More

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“An atmospheric and haunting read”

A 4.5 star read for me. This is the first of Louise Douglas’s books that I have read and I was originally drawn to it by its beautiful cover as well as the description. I’m not a huge romantic fiction fan but I was... More

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“A great Christmas present for someone!”

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Do you believe in real ghost?
I am a huge fan of Louise Douglas and have read all of her books.
The story opens up with a housemaid that has stolen a Ruby heart-shaped necklace... More

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