The Winter Guest

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January 1921. Though The Great War has been over for two years, many of the survivors are still struggling to pick up their lives again when so much has been lost. In Ireland, another war has started and the killing and terror continues. When an IRA ambush outside the grand Kilcolgan house goes terribly wrong, and a young woman – Maud Prendeville, eldest daughter of Lord Kilcolgan and a hero of the 1916 Rising – is killed, Captain Tom Harkin, an IRA intelligence officer and Maud’s former fianc, is sent to investigate what happened. When Harkin reaches the house it becomes clear that this is not the imposing residence it once was. Half empty and filled with ghosts – both real and imagined – the noble family within co-exist only as the balance of their secrets is kept. Working undercover, Harkin must delve into these secrets – and discover where each family member’s allegiances truly lie.

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Winter 1920. Though the war has been over for two years, many are still struggling to pick up their lives again when so much has been lost. In Ireland too, other terrible troubles are taking hold. Then Tom Harkin, a former officer, arrives in the dead of night at a deserted railway platform. He has been summoned to Kilcolgan House, a grand old estate, to work as a tutor. When Tom reaches the house it gradually becomes clear that this is not the imposing residence it once was. Half abandoned and filled with ghosts – both real and imagined – the noble family within co-exist only as the balance of their secrets is kept. For there are mysteries at the heart of this family. And Tom’s arrival will set into motion a series of events that may become deadly . . .A gripping mystery packed with twists and turns, The Winter Guest is the perfect chilling read this winter.

Additional information

Weight 434 g
Dimensions 23.4 × 15.3 × 2.9 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

400

Language

English

Edition

C format

Dewey

823.92 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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