A Gingerbread House
by Catriona McPherson

An invitation you can’t refuse. You should . . .

When shy, lonely Ivy meets a woman who claims to be her long-lost sister, she knows it’s too good to be true. She decides to trust Kate anyway. She wants a family. She wants someone to love.

She’s making a mistake.

Ivy enters Kate’s fairytale cottage, deep in the heart of Scotland . . . and she doesn’t come out.

She’s the first to go missing.

She won’t be the last.

Meanwhile, in another part of the forest, Tash’s journey is just beginning . . .

Multi-award-winning master of suspense Catriona McPherson is back with an ominous, twisty psychological thriller set in contemporary Scotland that will keep you on the edge of your seat.

Reviews

A beautifully described Scottish setting; well-developed characters; and multiple plot twists distinguish this creepy, unsettling novel of psychological suspense

Booklist

A disturbing story of madness and fortitude that grabs your attention from Page 1

Kirkus Reviews

[An] unsettling psychological thriller

Publishers Weekly

Another unsettling and cleverly plotted winner from the enormously talented McPherson

Kirkus Reviews on Strangers at the Gate

McPherson spins a tense tale of murder and deception. Fans of Daphne du Maurier's Rebecca will find much to like

Publishers Weekly on at the Gate

Devious and suspenseful and keeps readers guessing until the shocking end

Library Journal Starred Review of Go to My Grave

Quiet Neighbors drew me in from the very first page, and I stayed up late reading it because I couldn't wait to find out what happened next

CHARLAINE HARRIS

Outstanding

Publishers Weekly Starred Review of Quiet Neighbors

McPherson is a master of slightly creepy narratives that are complex and character driven

Library Journal Starred Review of Quiet Neighbors

Layer upon layer of deception

Kirkus Reviews Starred Review of Quiet Neighbors

Catriona McPherson

Born and raised in Edinburgh, Catriona McPherson left Edinburgh University with a PhD in Linguistics and worked in academia, as well as banking and public libraries, before taking up full-time writing in 2001. For the last ten years she has lived in Northern California with a black cat and a scientist. In 2020 she has been shortlisted for a third Mary Higgins Clark Award, for Strangers at the Gate, and won a Left Coast Crime 2020 Lefty Award for the Best Humorous Mystery for Scot and Soda.

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Editions

A Gingerbread House by Catriona McPherson is available in the following formats

Hardback97807278500103rd August 2021145 X 225mm288$28.99
Hardback978072785001027th May 2021145 X 225mm288£20.99
Ebook97814483053841st July 2021N/A288$25.99
Ebook97814483053841st July 2021N/A288£18.99
Hardback - Large Print978144830868228th June 2022150 X 228mm432$36.95
Hardback - Large Print978144830868228th April 2022150 X 228mm432£22.99
Paperback978178029799629th March 2022138 X 216mm288$17.95
Paperback978178029799627th January 2022138 X 216mm288£12.99
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