The Silk House (Paperback)
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The Silk House (Paperback)

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Paperback 384 Pages
Published: 21/01/2021
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'Exquisitely written, this vivid story may just bewitch you'Woman

'Utterly spellbinding'
Natasha Lester

'Exquisitely written, this vivid story may just bewitch you' Woman's Weekly

An enchanting mystery kept hidden for hundreds of years...

1700s

Rowan Caswell leaves her village to work at the home of an English silk merchant. Very soon, she finds herself thrust into a dangerous world, where her talent for herbs and healing starts to attract unwanted attention.

Mary-LouiseStephenson dreams of becoming a silk designer, a path that has remained largely forbidden to women. A length of fabric she weaves with a pattern of deadly flowers will have shocking consequences for all who dwell at the Silk House.

Present Day

Thea Rust arrives at an exclusive boarding school in the British countryside to look after the first intake of girls in its history. She is to stay with them in the Silk House, a converted silk factory from the 18th century, where the shadows hide secrets waiting to be discovered...

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
ISBN: 9781398700185
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 270 g
Dimensions: 196 x 126 x 26 mm


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Exquisitely written, this vivid story with three very distinct voices may just bewitch you - Woman's Weekly

Weaving seamlessly between past and present, and featuring the powerful narrative voices of three very different women, Nunn delivers an atmospheric stunner... a multi-layered and suspense-packed ghost story full of shapes, shadows, ethereal music, bumps in the night and restless spirits. - Lancashire Post

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“Amazing!”

I really enjoyed this book. I like reading about wise women and herbs and healers. The Silk House was set over two timelines, telling the story of Rowan, the maid, to the Silk Merchant and his wife. I especially liked... More

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Dan - Clifton, Bristol.

“Welcome to the Silk House...”

1768.
Rowan Caswell leaves her village in search of a new start and employment , finding herself thrust into the home of an English silk merchant.
Mary-Louise Stephenson dreams of her designs being crafted and sold... More

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TheBookTrail

“Historical novel set in Silk House school”

Transport yourself to the secrets of a boarding school in England and the silk markets in London.

The Silk House of the title plays a role in the three timelines. Each story builds the next layer of the story so by... More

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