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This stunning debut novel is a gripping read laced with mystery, secrets and love - perfect for fans of Agatha Christie, Tracy Chevalier and Sarah Waters. There are secrets hiding between the walls at Castaway House . . . __________
1924 Robert Carver escapes to the glamorous Castaway House to spend a summer in the company of his much wealthier cousin, Alec Bray.
But appearances can be deceiving, and the Brays are a damaged family, with even more damaging secrets. And little does Robert know that his world is about to change for ever. . .
1965Rosie Churchill has run away from home and everything she knows to stay at the rundown Castaway House.
But when she begins to discover a long-buried scandal she soon comes to realise that neither her own troubled past nor that of the house will stay secret for long. . .
As Rosie begins to learn more about Robert, the further she is drawn into the mysterious history of the house, and their stories, old and new, entwine.____________
'An incredibly intricate story and wonderfully well written' 5* reader review
'A gripping read with finely wrought characters and lots of rich detail and colour' 5* reader review
'I became totally immersed' 5* reader review
Stephanie Lam was born and raised in London. She now lives in Brighton, close to the sea. The Mysterious Affair at Castaway House is her first novel.
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