Can’t Wait Wednesday : House of Glass by Susan Fletcher

Can't Wait Wednesday

“Waiting On Wednesday” is a weekly meme that was originally created by Breaking the Spine.  Unfortunately Breaking the Spine are no longer hosting so I’m now linking my posts up to Wishful Endings Can’t Wait Wednesday. Don’t forget to stop over, link up and check out what books everyone else is waiting for.  If you want to take part, basically, every Wednesday, we highlight a book that we’re really looking forward to.  This week my book is : House of Glass by Susan Fletcher.  I’ve read a few of Susan Fletcher’s books and absolutely love her style of writing.  She’s a must read author for me so this immediately goes to the top of the wishlist.

House of GlassJune 1914 and a young woman – Clara Waterfield – is summoned to a large stone house in Gloucestershire. Her task: to fill a greenhouse with exotic plants from Kew Gardens, to create a private paradise for the owner of Shadowbrook. Yet, on arrival, Clara hears rumours: something is wrong with this quiet, wisteria-covered house. Its gardens are filled with foxgloves, hydrangea and roses; it has lily-ponds, a croquet lawn – and the marvellous new glasshouse awaits her. But the house itself feels unloved. Its rooms are shuttered, or empty. The owner is mostly absent; the housekeeper and maids seem afraid. And soon, Clara understands their fear: for something – or someone – is walking through the house at night. In the height of summer, she finds herself drawn deeper into Shadowbrook’s dark interior – and into the secrets that violently haunt this house. Nothing – not even the men who claim they wish to help her – is quite what it seems.

Reminiscent of Daphne du Maurier, this is a wonderful, atmospheric Gothic page-turner.

Due for publication : November 2018

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14 Responses to “Can’t Wait Wednesday : House of Glass by Susan Fletcher”

  1. waytoofantasy

    Before I read Du Maurier I was thinking this sounds very Du Maurier lol! I love gothic, and the cover is gorgeous. Think I’ll add this one to my list!

    • @lynnsbooks

      I’ve read this author before and enjoyed her writing so I was pleased to see this one is due out.
      Lynn 😀

  2. Tammy

    Wow, this sounds amazing! I’m adding it to my list immediately 😁 Thanks Lynn!

    • @lynnsbooks

      I do love the sound of it and she’s an author that I really like so fingers crossed.
      Lynn 😀

  3. maddalena@spaceandsorcery

    Haunted house! Say no more: this book must be MINE!!!! 🙂

  4. Mogsy @ BiblioSanctum

    I have never read the author, but I’d like to try! The description of “Gothic” has certainly piqued my interest!

    • @lynnsbooks

      I love her writing – Witch Light was an excellent book.
      Lynn 😀

  5. Carmen

    It sounds wonderfully Gothic. I’ll keep it in mind. The cover is gorgeous.

    • @lynnsbooks

      Yes, I love the description and the cover and this author is a must read for me so a total no-brainer.
      Lynn 😀

  6. Barb (boxermommyreads)

    I love Gothic books so I need to check this one out eventually.

    • @lynnsbooks

      I’m always on the search for gothic books – if you have any must read recommendations then let me know.
      Lynn 😀

  7. sjhigbee

    Daphne du Maurier! Oh, I’m sold – and I really love that beautiful cover:))

    • @lynnsbooks

      I know = although you have to be careful with these comparisons I always think. That being said I love this author.
      Lynn 😀

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