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Description - The Silk House by Kayte Nunn

Weaving. Healing. Haunting. The Top-Ten bestselling story of a mysterious boarding school sheltering a centuries-old secret...

Australian history teacher Thea Rust arrives at an exclusive boarding school in the British countryside only to find that she is to look after the first intake of girls in its 150-year history. She is to stay with them in Silk House, a building with a long and troubled past.

In the late 1700s, Rowan Caswell leaves her village to work in the home of an English silk merchant. She is thrust into a new and dangerous world where her talent for herbs and healing soon attracts attention.

In London, Mary-Louise Stephenson lives amid the clatter of the weaving trade and dreams of becoming a silk designer, a job that is the domain of men. A length of fabric she weaves with a pattern of deadly flowers will have far-reaching consequences for all who dwell in the silk house.

'The ghostly stories of three women who had all spent time at a mysterious boarding school are beautifully woven together in this spellbinding tale. An exceptional gothic mystery' Woman's Day

'A haunting, atmospheric novel that is near-impossible to put down' SALLY HEPWORTH

'This spellbinding story intertwines three strong, fearless women in the pursuit of fulfilling their dreams' Family Circle

'The stories of three fascinating women weave seamlessly together in this atmospheric book set against the sumptuous backdrop of the eighteenth-century silk trade... a mystery that is so compelling I found myself racing towards the final pages. Utterly spellbinding' NATASHA LESTER

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780733646546
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 129mm x 37mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: Hachette Australia
Publisher: Hachette Australia
Publish Date: 27-Jan-2021
Country of Publication: Australia

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