The House on Vesper Sands
The House on Vesper Sands
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The House on Vesper Sands

Paraic O'Donnell
Hardback
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'The most vivid and compelling portrait of late Victorian London since The Crimson Petal and the White' Sarah Perry, author of The Essex Serpent

'Like the love child of Dickens and Conan Doyle, but funnier than both' Liz Nugent, author of Lying in Wait

A story of snow and Spiriters, cops and columnists, wickedness and love in Victorian London.
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'TREMENDOUSLY GOOD - AND TREMENDOUSLY GOOD FUN' Observer
'THE MOST VIVID AND COMPELLING PORTRAIT OF LATE VICTORIAN LONDON SINCE THE CRIMSON PETAL AND THE WHITE' Sarah Perry
'LIKE THE LOVE CHILD OF DICKENS AND CONAN DOYLE. BUT FUNNIER THAN BOTH' Liz Nugent
'THE SETTING MAY BE VICTORIAN, BUT IN MODERN PARLANCE THIS NOVEL IS AN ABSOLUTE BANGER' Jon McGregor


'Witty, immersive, chock-full of atmosphere ... with an addictive plot and snappy dialogue, The House on Vesper Sands has everything you could want in a novel' Stylist
'An immersive and darkly entertaining story of love, loss and lies' Independent, (Best Books for Autumn)
'This literary mystery is a compelling, darkly funny portrait of late Victorian London' Guardian, (Biggest Books of the Autumn)
'Reading this terrific Victorian-set mystery was the most fun I've had in ages. Do not miss' The Bookseller (Editor's Choice)
'Spine-tinglingly spooky with a touch of Dickens and also properly funny, this is the perfect Halloween read' Red magazine

'Ladies and gentlemen, the darkness is complete.'

It is the winter of 1893, and in London the snow is falling.


It is falling as Gideon Bliss seeks shelter in a Soho church, where he finds Angie Tatton lying before the altar. His one-time love is at death's door, murmuring about brightness and black air, and about those she calls the Spiriters. In the morning she is gone.


The snow is falling as a seamstress climbs onto a ledge above Mayfair, a mysterious message stitched into her own skin. It is falling as she steadies herself and closes her eyes.


It is falling, too, as her employer, Lord Strythe, vanishes into the night, watched by Octavia Hillingdon, a restless society columnist who longs to uncover a story of real importance.


She and Gideon will soon be drawn into the same mystery, each desperate to save Angie and find out the truth about Lord Strythe. Their paths will cross as the darkness gathers, and will lead them at last to what lies hidden at the house on Vesper Sands.

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ISBN 9781474600392
Publisher Orion Publishing Co
Format Hardback
Pages 384
Publication date 18 October 2018

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