The Girl in the PictureBook - 2018
East Sussex Coast, 1855 Violet Hargreaves is the lonely daughter of a widowed industrialist, and an aspiring Pre-Raphaelite painter. One day, the naïve eighteen-year-old meets Edwin; a mysterious and handsome man on the beach, who promises her a world beyond the small costal village she's trapped in. But after ignoring warning about Edwin, a chain of terrible events begins to unfold for Violet... East Sussex Coast, 2016 For thriller-writer Ella Daniels, the house on the cliff is the perfect place to overcome writer's block, where she decides to move with her small family. But there's a strange atmosphere that settles once they move in - and rumours of historical murders next door begin to emerge. One night, Ella uncovers a portrait of a beautiful young girl named Violet Hargreaves, who went missing at the same time as the horrific crimes, and Ella becomes determined to find out what happened there 160 years ago. And in trying to lay Violet's ghost to rest, Ella must face ghosts of her own...
Characteristics: 357 pages ;,24 cm.