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Lesley Pearse

The House Across the Street
  • The House Across the Street

  • Lesley Pearse

    * * * * * - Heat

    'This novel will have you up all night guessing what happens next' My Weekly

    'A gripping new novel' Yours

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    Pre-order the enthralling new novel from the ten-million-copy, Number One bestselling author Lesley Pease.

    Is there a murderer across the street?

    It's 1964 and twenty-three-year-old Katy Speed is fascinated by Gloria and the goings-on at the house over the road. Who are the mysterious women arriving in a black car most Saturdays?

    Then one night, Gloria's house burns to the ground. In the wreckage, bodies are found. And Katy's horror turns to disbelief when her father is arrested and charged with murder.

    Determined to prove his innocence, Katy sets out to uncover the truth about the mysterious house across the street. But that means uncovering the real murderer - and risking her own life . . .

    'Heart-warming and evocative, a real delight to read' Sun

    'A narrative that gallops along, this is quintessential Pearse that will delight her army of readers' Daily Mail

    'Glorious, heartwarming' Woman & Home

    'Evocative, compelling, told from the heart' Sunday Express

    'Deservedly one of the world's favourite story tellers . . . You simply have to keep turning the pages to find out what happens next.' MyWeekly

    'Gripping.' Hello

    'Evocative,multi-faceted and sometimes disturbing, a story that grips from first page to last.'Lancashire Post

RELEASED 02/05/2019

Lesley Pearse was told as a child that she had too much imagination for her own good. When she grew up she worked her way through a number of jobs, including nanny, bunny girl, dressmaker and full-time mother, before, at the age of forty-nine, settling upon a career that would allow her gifts to blossom: she became a published writer. Lesley lives in Devon and has three daughters and four grandchildren. Find out more about Lesley and keep up to date with what she's been doing: Follow her on Twitter @LesleyPearse Follow her on Facebook @LesleyPearseAuthor Sign up for her newsletter www.lesleypearse.com