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The Home

The Home

Author(s): Sarah Stovell

Location(s): The Lake District

Genre(s): Crime, Mystery

Era(s): Contemporary

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When the body of pregnant, fifteen-year-old Hope Lacey is discovered in a churchyard on Christmas morning, the community is shocked, but unsurprised. For Hope lived in The Home, the residence of three young girls, whose violent and disturbing pasts have seen them cloistered away…

As a police investigation gets underway, the lives of Hope, Lara and Annie are examined, and the staff who work at the home are interviewed, leading to shocking and distressing revelations…and clear evidence that someone is seeking revenge.

A gritty, dark and devastating psychological thriller, The Home is also an emotive drama and a piercing look at the underbelly of society, where children learn what they live…if they are allowed to live at all.

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First of all, examine closely the delicate and rather beautiful book cover. Orenda Books (publisher) invariably create a subtle and eye catching cover for each of their titles. The eponymous Home of the title...

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