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Author Myerson, Julie, author.

Title The Stopped Heart / Julie Myerson. [Axis 360 electronic resource]

Edition First U.S. edition.
Publication Info. New York : Harper Perennial, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (500 pages)
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Summary Internationally bestselling author Julie Myerson's beautifully written, yet deeply chilling, novel of psychological suspense explores the tragedies-past and present-haunting a picturesque country cottage. Mary Coles and her husband, Graham, have just moved to a cottage on the edge of a small village. The house hasn't been lived in for years, but they are drawn to its original features and surprisingly large garden, which stretches down into a beautiful apple orchard. It's idyllic, remote, picturesque: exactly what they need to put the horror of the past behind them. One hundred and fifty years earlier, a huge oak tree was felled in front of the cottage during a raging storm. Beneath it lies a young man with a shock of red hair, presumed dead-surely no one could survive such an accident. But the red-haired man is alive, and after a brief convalescence is taken in by the family living in the cottage and put to work in the fields. The children all love him, but the eldest daughter, Eliza, has her reservations. There's something about the red-haired man that sits ill with her. A presence. An evil. Back in the present, weeks after moving to the cottage and still drowning beneath the weight of insurmountable grief, Mary Coles starts to sense there's something in the house. Children's whispers, footsteps from above, half-caught glimpses of figures in the garden. A young man with a shock of red hair wandering through the orchard. Has Mary's grief turned to madness' Or have the events that took place so long ago finally come back to haunt her.'
Seeking a new life in the countryside, Mary and her husband move into a long abandoned house, but when unsual sights and sounds begin to occur Mary starts questioning if her grief has turned into madness.
Subject Coles, Mary (Fictitious character)
Coles, Graham (Fictitious character)
Fantasy fiction.
Ghost stories.
Historical fiction.
Overdrive -- Ebook.
Overdrive -- Ebook -- Adult -- Fiction.
Genre Ghost stories.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Electronic reproduction of (manifestation): Myerson, Julie, 1960- Stopped heart London : Jonathan Cape, an imprint of Vintage Publishing, 2016 9780224102506
Electronic reproduction of (manifestation): Myerson, Julie, 1960- Stopped heart New York : Harper Perennial, [2016] 9780062409324 (DLC) 2015021176 (OCoLC)910802565
ISBN 9780062409331 : $15.99
0062409336 : $15.99
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