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The Daughters of Foxcote Manor

Readers of Lisa Jewell and Simone St. James will delight in this haunting, touching story of mothers, daughters and belonging --- and the devastating lies families tell themselves in order to survive.

An isolated forest estate.
A family with a terrible secret.
The discovery that changes everything.

England, 1970. On the one-year anniversary of the Harrington family's darkest night, their beautiful London home goes up in flames. Mrs. Harrington, the two children and live-in nanny Rita relocate to Foxcote Manor, ostensibly to recuperate. But the creeping forest, where lost things have a way of coming back, is not as restful as it seems. When 13-year-old Hera discovers a baby girl abandoned just beyond their garden gate, this tiniest, most wondrous of secrets brings a much-needed sunlit peace, until a visitor detonates the family's tenuous happiness. All too soon a body lies dead in the woods.

Forty years later, London-based Sylvie is an expert at looking the other way. It's how she stayed married to her unfaithful husband for more than 20 years. But she's turned over a new leaf, having left him for a fresh start. She buried her own origin story decades ago, never imagining her teenage daughter would have a shocking reason to dig the past up --- and to ask Sylvie to finally face the secrets that lead her back to Foxcote Manor.

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The Daughters of Foxcote Manor
by Eve Chase

  • Publication Date: July 21, 2020
  • Genres: Fiction, Mystery, Women's Fiction
  • Hardcover: 368 pages
  • Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
  • ISBN-10: 0525542388
  • ISBN-13: 9780525542384