The house of whispers

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Rome, 1938. As the world teeters on the brink of war, talented pianist Eva Valenti enters the house of widower Dante Cavallera to become his new wife. On the outside, the forces of fascism are accelerating, but in her new home, Eva fears that something else is at work, whispering in the walls and leaving mysterious marks on Dante’s young daughter. Soon she starts to wonder whether the house itself is trying to give up the secrets of its mysterious past – secrets that Dante seems so determined to keep hidden. However, Eva must also conceal the truth of her own identity, for if she is discovered, she will be in greater danger than she could ever have imagined.

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The spellbinding new novel from the bestselling author of The Clockwork Girl!


Sometimes the secrets of the past are more dangerous than the present…

Rome, 1938.

As the world teeters on the brink of war, talented pianist Eva Valenti enters the house of widower Dante Cavallera to become his new wife.

On the outside, the forces of Fascism are accelerating, but in her new home, Eva fears that something else is at work, whispering in the walls and leaving mysterious marks on Dante’s young daughter.

Soon she starts to wonder whether the house itself is trying to give up the secrets of its mysterious past – secrets that Dante seems so determined to keep hidden.

However, Eva must also conceal the truth of her own identity, for if she is discovered, she will be in greater danger than she could ever have imagined…

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Praise for Anna Mazzola:

‘Historical fiction with a fantastical twist, done with verve and skill’ IAN RANKIN
‘An atmospheric and constantly surprising thriller’ SUNDAY TIMES
‘Kept me guessing until the end. An absolute masterpiece’ JENNIFER SAINT
‘A deliciously dark historical novel of thrilling originality’ ESSIE FOX
‘Spellbinding, gripping, immersive and deliciously gothic’ ERIN KELLY
‘Evocative, chilling, compelling’ TAMMY COHEN
‘Breathtakingly good’ ABIR MUKHERJEE

Additional information

Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

288

Language

English

Edition

1st paperback ed

Dewey

823.92 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K