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The Silent Tide Rachel Hore

The Silent Tide

Rachel Hore

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ISBN : 9781849832915
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464 pages
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The new novel from bestselling author Rachel Hore, much loved for her stories in which past and present are grippingly entwined.When Emily Gordon, editor at a London publishing house, commissions an account of great English novelist Hugh Morton, sheMoreThe new novel from bestselling author Rachel Hore, much loved for her stories in which past and present are grippingly entwined.When Emily Gordon, editor at a London publishing house, commissions an account of great English novelist Hugh Morton, she finds herself steering a tricky path between Mortons formidable widow, Jacqueline, whos determined to protect his secrets, and the biographer, charming and ambitious Joel Richards. But someone is sending Emily mysterious missives about Hugh Mortons past and she discovers a buried story that simply has to be told…One winters day in 1948, nineteen year old Isabel Barber arrives at her Aunt Penelopes house in Earls Court having run away from home to follow her star. A chance meeting with an East European refugee poet leads to a job with his publisher, McKinnon & Holt, and a fascinating career beckons. But when she develops a close editorial relationship with charismatic young debut novelist Hugh Morton and the professional becomes passionately personal, not only are all her plans put to flight, but she finds herself in a struggle for her very survival.Rachel Hores intriguing and suspenseful new novel magnificently evokes the milieux of London publishing past and present and connects the very different worlds of two young women, Emily and Isabel, who through their individual quests for truth, love and happiness become inextricably linked.Praise for Rachel Hore:A beautifully written and magical novel about life, love and family Cathy KellyEngrossing Santa MontefioreSumptuous prose, deft plotting, lush settings... enthralling Daily Mirror