Can’t Wait Wednesday : The Burning Girls by C.J. Tudor

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 from an author that I’ve read two books from already and really enjoyed so I’ve been keeping an eye out for what was coming up next : The Burning Girls by C.J. Tudor.  Just feast your eyes on this:

TheBurningAn unconventional vicar moves to a remote corner of the English countryside, only to discover a community haunted by death and disappearances both past and present–and intent on keeping its dark secrets–in this explosive, unsettling thriller from acclaimed author C. J. Tudor.

Welcome to Chapel Croft. Five hundred years ago, eight protestant martyrs were burned at the stake here. Thirty years ago, two teenage girls disappeared without a trace. And two months ago, the vicar of the local parish killed himself.

Reverend Jack Brooks, a single parent with a fourteen-year-old daughter and a heavy conscience, arrives in the village hoping to make a fresh start and find some peace. Instead, Jack finds a town mired in secrecy and a strange welcome package: an old exorcism kit and a note quoting scripture. “But there is nothing covered up that will not be revealed and hidden that will not be known.”

The more Jack and daughter Flo get acquainted with the town and its strange denizens, the deeper they are drawn into their rifts, mysteries, and suspicions. And when Flo is troubled by strange sightings in the old chapel, it becomes apparent that there are ghosts here that refuse to be laid to rest.

But uncovering the truth can be deadly in a village where everyone has something to protect, everyone has links with the village’s bloody past, and no one trusts an outsider.

Expected Publication : January/February 2021

16 Responses to “Can’t Wait Wednesday : The Burning Girls by C.J. Tudor”

  1. Christopher | Plucked from the Stacks

    Absolutely love the sound of this one. And the cover is haunting.

    • @lynnsbooks

      Yep, I am super excited for this one and you’re right about that cover.
      Lynn 😀

  2. maddalena@spaceandsorcery

    This sounds like an amazing read…

  3. Tammy

    So I still need to read this author, I’m so out of it!! Maybe I’ll start with this one, it sounds so good😁

  4. Barb @ Booker T's Farm

    Popular choice this week. I’ve read two books by Tudor and didn’t like either but for some reason, she’s an author I keep wanting to try. Hope this one works out for me!

  5. Greg

    Ooh this sounds fabulous. *adding*

  6. Mogsy @ BiblioSanctum

    YES! I was so excited to see this one as well, and I was also waiting on the synopsis to feature it 😀

  7. waytoofantasy

    I’ve really become a fan of this author after reading the last two books they’ve written, so happy to see a new one on the horizon!

  8. Heather @ Random Redheaded Ramblings

    I loved the Chalk Man so I’ll definitely give this a shot.

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