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  • Published: 15 September 2018
  • ISBN: 9780718189242
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $50.00

The House Across the Street




The enthralling new novel from the ten-million-copy, Number One bestselling author.

Twenty-three year old Katy Speed is fascinated by the house across the street. The woman who lives there, Gloria, is the most glamorous neighbour on the avenue, owning a fashionable dress shop in Bexhill-on-Sea. But who is the woman who arrives in the black car most Saturdays while Gloria is at work? Sometimes she brings women to the house, other times they have children.

Hilda, Katy's mother, disapproves of Gloria. She wonders if these mysterious visitors have just been released from prison. Is Gloria secretly bringing criminals, or worse, into the heart of the community?

Then one night, the house burns down. In the wreckage, the bodies of Gloria and her daughter are found. Katy is sure the unexplained visitors must be responsible until her father is arrested and charged with murder. Have the police arrested the correct person? Are the rest of the street safe? Can Katy find the truth before it's too late?

  • Pub date: 15 September 2018
  • ISBN: 9780718189242
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $50.00

About the Author

Lesley Pearse

Lesley Pearse was brought up in South London in various orphanages from the age of three. She learned about the Soho club scene and the music business during the Sixties with the late John Pritchard. Her novels have sold over ten million copies worldwide. Lesley has three daughters and three grandchildren and lives in Bristol.

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