The Silent Companions

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9781408888100

By Laura Purcell

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Newly married, newly widowed Elsie is sent to see out her pregnancy at her late husband’s crumbling country estate, The Bridge.

With her new servants resentful and the local villagers actively hostile, Elsie only has her husband’s awkward cousin for company. Or so she thinks. But inside her new home lies a locked room, and beyond that door lies a two-hundred-year-old diary and a deeply unsettling painted wooden figure – a Silent Companion – that bears a striking resemblance to Elsie herself…

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24 Oct 2017

bookiemcp

What a brilliantly haunting book this is - a great nail-biting gothic thriller with great attention to period detail. Don't read alone late at night...

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