The enthralling new novel from the bestselling author of The Winter Ghosts, Citadel and Labyrinth.Sussex, 1912 In a churchyard, villagers gather on the night when the ghosts of those who will die in the coming year are thought to be seen Here, where the estuary leads out to the sea, superstitions still hold sway.Standing alone is the taxidermist s daughter At 17, Constantia Gifford lives with her father in a decaying house it is all that is left of Gifford s once world famous museum of taxidermy The stuffed animals that used to grace every parlour are out of fashion, leaving Gifford a disgraced and bitter man.The bell begins to toll and all eyes are fixed on the church No one sees the gloved hand pick up a flint As the last notes fade into the dark, a woman lies dead.While the village braces itself against rising waters and the highest tide of the season, Connie struggles to discover who is responsible, but finds herself under suspicion Is Constantia who she seems is she the victim of circumstances or are sinister forces at work And what is the secret that lies at the heart of Gifford House, hidden among the bell jars of her father s workshop Told over one summer, The Taxidermist s Daughter is the haunting new novel from the bestselling author of Labyrinth, Sepulchre, Citadel and The Winter Ghosts. Read The Taxidermist's Daughter – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com
Kate Mosse is an international bestselling author with sales ofthan five million copies in 42 languages Her fiction includes the novels Labyrinth 2005 , Sepulchre 2007 , The Winter Ghosts 2009 , and Citadel 2012 , as well as an acclaimed collection of short stories, The Mistletoe Bride Other Haunting Tales 2013 Kate s new novel, The Taxidermist s Daughter is out now.Kate is the Co Founder and Chair of the Board of the Baileys Women s Prize for Fiction previously the Orange Prize and in June 2013, was awarded an OBE in the Queen s Birthday Honours List for services to literature She lives in Sussex.
- 409 pages
- The Taxidermist's Daughter
- Kate Mosse
- 10 June 2017 Kate Mosse