The distant hours: [a novel]

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A long lost letter arrives in the post and Edie Burchill finds herself on a journey to Milderhurst Castle, a great but moldering old house, where the Blythe spinsters live and where her mother was billeted 50 years before as a 13 year old child during WWII. The elder Blythe sisters are twins and have spent most of their lives looking after the third and youngest sister, Juniper, who hasn't been the same since her fiance jilted her in 1941.

Inside the decaying castle, Edie begins to unravel her mother's past. But there are other secrets hidden in the stones of Milderhurst, and Edie is about to learn more than she expected. The truth of what happened in 'the distant hours' of the past has been waiting a long time for someone to find it.

Morton once again enthralls listeners with an atmospheric story featuring unforgettable characters beset by love and circumstance and haunted by memory, that reminds us of the rich power of storytelling.

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9781742149820
9781602858992
9781439199343
9781742677361
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Grouping Title distant hours
Grouping Author morton kate
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display_description The #1 internationally bestselling author of The Forgotten Garden mesmerizes readers with a haunting tale of long-buried secrets and the twists of fate that can alter lives forever.
This enthralling romantic thriller pays homage to the classics of gothic fiction, spinning a rich and intricate web of mystery, suspense, and lost love.

It starts with a letter, lost for half a century and unexpectedly delivered to Edie's mother on a Sunday afternoon. The letter leads Edie to Milderhurst Castle, where the eccentric Blythe spinsters live and where, she discovers, her mother was billeted during World War II. The elder Blythe sisters are twins and have spent most of their lives caring for their younger sister, Juniper, who hasn't been the same since her fiancé jilted her in 1941. Inside the decaying castle, Edie searches for her mother's past but soon learns there are other secrets hidden in its walls. The truth of what happened in "the distant hours" has been waiting a long time for someone to find it.
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Domestic fiction, Family secrets -- Fiction, Kent (England) -- Fiction, Large type books, Mothers and daughters -- Fiction, World War, 1939-1945 -- England -- Kent, World War, 1939-1945 -- England -- Kent -- Fiction, World War, 1939-1945 -- Evacuation of civilians -- England -- Fiction, World War, 1939-1945 -- Evacuation of civilians -- Fiction
title_display The distant hours : a novel
title_full The Distant Hours A Novel, The distant hours : a novel / Kate Morton, The distant hours [sound recording] : [a novel] / Kate Morton, The distant hours [sound recording] : a novel / Kate Morton, The distant hours [text (large print)] / Kate Morton
title_short The distant hours :
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topic_facet Audiobooks, Domestic fiction, Evacuation of civilians, Family secrets, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Large type books, Literature, Mothers and daughters, World War, 1939-1945