Author Eve Chase on how she penned her novel The Vanishing of Audrey Wilde, creating her fictional narrator Margot Wilde and the 'wildly unplanned directions' a plot can go in.
When Margot and her three sisters arrive at Applecote during the heatwave of '59, they find their aunt and uncle reeling from the disappearance of their daughter, Audrey. Drawn into the life Audrey left behind, the stifling summer takes a shocking, deadly turn.
Eve Chase writes rich, page-turning mysteries set in beautiful places, thick with secrets. The Glass House was a Sunday Times bestseller, Richard and Judy Book Club pick and word-of-mouth lockdown hit. Longlisted for the HWA Gold Crown award 2018, The Vanishing of Audrey Wilde went on to become an Amazon bestseller. In 2019, Black Rabbit Hall won the Saint-Maur en Poche prize in Paris for Best Foreign Fiction and also went on to be an Amazon bestseller. Before writing novels, Eve worked as a journalist in magazines and newspapers. Married with three children, she lives in Oxford, alongside a very hairy golden retriever called Harry.Say hello on Instagram and Twitter @EvePollyChase and facebook.com/EveChaseAuthor. For press reviews and more detail about her books visit evechase.com
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