From bestselling author Carol Drinkwater, comes an epic story of enduring love and betrayal, from Paris in the 1960s, to the present day.
'One to get lost in' Woman & Home, Best Books of Summer
No one else knows what happened that summer. Or so she believes . . .
Grace first came to France a lifetime ago. Young and full of dreams of adventure, she met two very different men.
She fell under the spell of one. The other fell under hers.
Until one summer night shattered everything . . .
Now, Grace is living an idyllic life with her husband, sheltered from the world in a magnificent Provençal villa, perched atop a windswept cliff.
Every day she looks out over the sea - the only witness to that fateful night years ago.
Until a stranger arrives at the house. A stranger who knows everything, and won't leave until he gets what he wants.
The past and present spectacularly collide in this gripping story of love and betrayal echoing across the decades.
'I was hooked from a start threaded with mystery and menace, and it kept me gripped' Dinah Jefferies, author of The Missing Sister
'A beautifully woven and compelling tale of passion, love and intrigue' Rowan Coleman, author of The Summer of Impossible Things
'Carol Drinkwater's writing is like taking an amazing holiday in book form' Jenny Colgan, author of The Bookshop on the Shore
'Given extra resonance by the beautifully drawn French landscape. Emotional and tenderly written' Elizabeth Buchan, author of The New Mrs Clifton
I was hooked from a start threaded with mystery and menace. And the story kept me gripped as the past tragedy unfolded. I could see the coast of southern France, feel the cooling breeze, and smell the salty ocean
Carol Drinkwater's writing is like taking an amazing holiday in book form
Carol Drinkwater's writing is always guaranteed to sweep me off my feet and The House on the Edge of the Cliff is a beautifully woven and compelling tale of passion, love and intrigue
The story of a love that, despite wrong turnings, grows and develops over time, it is given extra resonance by the beautifully drawn French landscape. Emotional and tenderly written
This sweeping tale of love and tragedy charts the life and secrets of engaging and intriguing heroine, Grace. One to get lost in
A mysterious and intricately woven story of passion and betrayal across the decades, set against an alluring French backrop . . . this moving, gripping story is filled with characters who are tenderly and elegantly portrayed
An epic tale of love and betrayal set in a Provencal villa
A page-turning thriller
A love story with bite, with France itself one of the stars
A striking and compelling family drama where the past takes a ferocious bite into the present . . . Within the first few pages I became as hooked as a hooked thing can be . . . Carol Drinkwater writes with captivating eloquence . . . Full of secrets, tense moments, gorgeous descriptions and emotional interplay, The House on the Edge of the Cliff is truly a beautiful read
Read an extract from Carol Drinkwater's latest, epic story of enduring love and betrayal, The House on the Edge of the Cliff.
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