The Skeleton Tree
by Diane Janes
Is Wendy’s dream house about to turn into her worst nightmare?
From the moment Wendy Thornton first laid eyes on number 37, The Ashes, she knew she had to have it. It may seem neglected on the outside, but Wendy is convinced it’s her perfect family home. It just needs to be loved. It needs her.
When Wendy receives an unexpected sum of money from her aunt’s will, her dream of buying The Ashes becomes a reality. But as Wendy moves in with her young family and starts uncovering its past, she soon learns that The Ashes is hiding a number of dark secrets.
Is Wendy’s dream house about to become her worst nightmare? As she is drawn further into The Ashes’ dark history, Wendy’s own life starts to unravel in the most spectacular and devastating way . . .
Genre: Crime & Mystery
“An engaging heroine, coupled with fine insights on British life in the 1930s, makes this an attractive choice for historical-mystery fans”
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“The delightful interplay between sleuth and suspects makes this an all-around winner”
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“Captivating characters in the Agatha Christie mold and an engaging plot make this a good pick for fans of the traditional British cozy”
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“Janes deftly, suddenly transforms her audience’s understanding of her protagonists several times ... keeping tension high to the very end”
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“An edge-of-the-seat, keep-'em-guessing murder case with mind-blowing twists, an imaginative plot, plenty of suspense, brave heroes, and truly dastardly villains”
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The Skeleton Tree by Diane Janes is available in the following formats
|Hardback||9780727850195||1st June 2021||143 X 223mm||224||$28.99|
|Hardback||9780727850195||31st March 2021||143 X 223mm||224||£20.99|
|Ebook||9781448305179||1st May 2021||N/A||224||$14.99|
|Ebook||9781448305179||1st May 2021||N/A||224||£12.99|