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Win an amazing reading group pack for The Birdcage by Eve Chase

Library reading groups are invited to apply for the chance to read and review the spellbinding new mystery from the author of Sunday Times bestseller and Richard and Judy pick The Glass House. Successful groups will also win The Birdcage bookmarks, downloadable reading group questions. and a copy of the following titles in Eve Chase’s backlist: Black Rabbit Hall, The Vanishing of Audrey Wilde and The Glass House.

More about the book

1999: The summer of the total solar eclipse. Three teenage half-sisters – Lauren, Kat and Flora – are staying at Rock Point, a remote Cornish house, under the neglectful eye of their artist father. They sit for his famous portrait, Girls and Birdcage. And hide a devastating secret. 2019: A winter reunion at Rock Point throws their lives into disarray. It’s the first time they’ve been back since that summer – and they’re trying to put it behind them. But someone is watching the house. Someone who recognises the girls in the painting. And won’t let the past lie…

About the author
Eve Chase writes rich, page-turning mysteries set in beautiful places, thick with secrets. The Glass House was a Sunday Times bestseller, Richard and Judy Book Club pick and word-of-mouth lockdown hit. Longlisted for the HWA Gold Crown award, The Vanishing of Audrey Wilde went on to become an Amazon bestseller. Black Rabbit Hall won the Saint-Maur en Poche prize in Paris for Best Foreign Fiction and also went on to be an Amazon bestseller. Before writing novels, Eve worked as a journalist in magazines and newspapers.
To be in with a chance of winning 10 copies of the book for your reading group, please complete this survey by Thursday 13 October. Successful groups will receive their books shortly after this date.
Please note, this is for library reading groups only and group members will be expected to share a review in exchange for their free copy within eight weeks of receiving the book.


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