The night in question

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Florence Butterfield has lived an extraordinary life full of travel, passion and adventure. But, at eighty-seven, she suspects there are no more surprises to come her way. Then, one midsummer’s night, something terrible happens – so strange and unexpected that Florrie is suspicious. Was this really an accident, or is she living alongside a would-be murderer? The only clue is a magenta envelope, discarded earlier that day. And Florrie – cheerfully independent but often overlooked – is the only person determined to uncover the truth. As she does, Florrie finds herself looking back on her own life – and a long-buried secret, traced in faded scars across her knuckles, becomes ever harder to ignore.

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Florence Butterfield has lived an extraordinary life full of travel, passion and adventure. But, at eighty-seven, she suspects there are no more surprises to come her way.

Then, one midsummer’s night, something terrible happens – so strange and unexpected that Florrie is suspicious. Was this really an accident, or is she living alongside a would-be murderer?

The only clue is a magenta envelope, discarded earlier that day.

And Florrie – cheerfully independent but often overlooked – is the only person determined to uncover the truth.

As she does, Florrie finds herself looking back on her own life . . . and a long-buried secret, traced in faded scars across her knuckles, becomes ever harder to ignore.

Readers of Elizabeth is Missing, Small Pleasures or Dear Mrs Bird will love prize-winning author Susan Fletcher’s The Night in Question – an absorbing and uplifting novel with a uniquely loveable protagonist at its heart.

‘A wonderfully warm and involving page-turner.’ Clare Chambers, Sunday Times bestselling author of Small Pleasures

‘A life-affirming novel, full of surprises. It’s a gripping literary whodunnit and so much more . . . I adored it.’ Emma Stonex, Sunday Times bestselling author of The Lamplighters

‘Full of unforgettable characters, a beguiling mystery with gorgeous prose, The Night in Question completely captured my heart . . . A triumph.’ Jennie Godfrey, author of The List of Suspicious Things

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Weight 537 g
Dimensions 23.4 × 15.3 × 3.2 cm
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Cover

Paperback

Pages

448

Language

English

Edition

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Dewey

823.92 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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