The Midnight Hour

The Midnight Hour

Summary

The new novel from Eve Chase, author of The Glass House and The Birdcage, available to pre-order now!

'Her best yet! Beautifully written with characters that jumped off the page and a clever mystery that kept me gripped. I loved every word' Claire Douglas, Sunday Times bestselling author of The Girls Who Disappeared

Notting Hill, London. One May evening, seventeen-year-old Maggie Parker's mother walks out of their front door and doesn't return . . .


With her little brother in tow, desperate to find her mother, Maggie is drawn into a labyrinthine world of antiques and shadowy figures, far from the grand stucco terraces. There she befriends another young person living on their wits. But can he help solve the mystery of her mother’s disappearance?


Twenty-one years later, in a Parisian apartment, Maggie’s phone rings and her hard-won grown-up life shatters. While in London, the new owner of the Parker’s old Notting Hill house is excavating a basement, unaware of what might lie beneath, and the clock starts ticking on buried secrets.


Sweeping from bustling London streets, the boulevards of Paris to an old English country house, The Midnight Hour is a thrilling, richly woven story about a golden family with a hidden past – and a woman trying to turn back the hands of time before it’s too late.



Praise for Eve Chase:

'Atmospheric' Jane Fallon
'Utterly intoxicating' Veronica Henry
'Evocative' Karen Swan
'Page-turning' Katie Fforde
'Kept me absolutely gripped' Rosie Walsh
'Stunning' Catherine Cooper
'Eve Chase's best novel yet' Gill Paul
'Haunting' Tracy Rees
'Spellbinding' Katy Regan
'Skillfully plotted' Lindsay Cameron
'I loved it' Tammy Cohen
'Intriguing' Janet Skeslien Charles

Reviews

  • I’m always so excited for a new Eve Chase book and The Midnight Hour is her best yet! Beautifully written with characters that jumped off the page and a clever mystery that kept me gripped. I loved every word
    Claire Douglas, bestselling author of The Girls Who Disappeared

About the author

Eve Chase

Eve Chase writes page-turning mysteries set in beautiful places, thick with secrets. Her last novel, The Birdcage, won great acclaim and sales and The Glass House was a Sunday Times bestseller and Richard and Judy Book Club pick. The Vanishing of Audrey Wilde was longlisted for the HWA Gold Crown Award and Black Rabbit Hall won the Saint-Maur en Poche prize in Paris for Best Foreign Fiction. Both were runaway Amazon bestsellers. The Midnight Hour is her fifth novel. Her novels have been translated into twenty languages. Married with three children, she lives in Oxford.

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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