The Hiding Places
A compelling tale of murder and deceit with a twist you won’t see coming
By Katherine Webb
From the bestselling author of The Legacy, comes a compelling and evocative novel about murder, lies and friendship against all odds.
The perfect book group read for fans of Kate Morton, Rachel Hore and Santa Montefiore.
A secret buried so deep, only a liar could uncover it
'..towards the end, comes a twist in the plot so bold it will leave you blinking...A thoroughly satisfying read.' WI Life
One hot summer in 1922.
A house at the heart of the village.
A crime that will shock the community.
A man accused and two women with everything to lose.
When Donny Cartwright is accused of murder, his sister Pudding is determined to discover the identity of the real killer.
Together with newcomer, Irene, she begins to uncover the truth - a secret that has been buried for years.
But when they happen upon a strange object, hidden in the past, they realise it will change everything . . .
Your favourite authors love Katherine Webb:
'An enormously talented writer' Santa Montefiore
'I've loved all of Katherine Webb's books' Kate Riordan
'Katherine Webb's writing is beautiful' Elizabeth Fremantle
'Webb has a true gift for uncovering the mysteries of the human heart' Kate Williams
'A truly gifted writer of historical fiction' Lucinda Riley
Katherine Webb was born in 1977 and grew up in rural Hampshire before reading History at Durham University. She has since spent time living in London and Venice, and now lives in Wiltshire. Having worked as a waitress, au pair, personal assistant, book binder, library assistant, seller of fairy costumes and housekeeper, she now writes full time.
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04 May 2017
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An enormously talented writer — SANTA MONTEFIORE
Webb has a true gift for uncovering the mysteries of the human heart and exploring the truth of love — KATE WILLIAMS
Katherine Webb's writing is beautiful — ELIZABETH FREMANTLE
I've loved all of Katherine Webb's books — KATE RIORDAN
A truly gifted writer of historical fiction — LUCINDA RILEY
This isn't your usual country house mystery. It's a vivid portrait of rural life at a time of great change, especially for the women. In its Wiltshire setting and depth of research, it reminded me of The Suspicions of Mr Whicher, but Katherine's wonderful descriptions and characters make it sing. And I guarantee that the ending will surprise. Her legion of fans will be delighted with this immersive, beautifully written tale of secrets and betrayals that echo down the generations — Vanessa Lafaye on The Hiding Places
Katherine's writing is rich, vivid and evocative and her characters breathtakingly real — IONA GREY
Brilliant and absorbing drama — GOOD HOUSEKEEPING
A haunting novel of betrayal — WOMAN & HOME
Katherine Webb is such a reliably good storyteller and this beguiling mystery, set so vividly in the glorious Wiltshire countryside, is no exception. It will keep you guessing right to the end. — Kate Riordan on The Hiding Places
Plucky heroines and tangled secrets kept hidden for generations make for an involving tale of passion and
— Mail on Sunday
A sleepy Wiltshire village is rudely awakened when a man is found murdered. His widow and a local teenage girl join forces to root out the killer in this engrossing story of betrayal, secrets and lies. — Woman & Home