The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle: A Novel

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HarperCollins, Sep 18, 2018 - Fiction - 448 pages

A brilliantly original high concept murder mystery from a fantastic new talent:Gosford Parkmeets Agatha Christie'sMurder on the Orient Express

'Somebody's going to be murdered at the ball tonight. It won't appear to be a murder and so the murderer won't be caught. Rectify that injustice and I'll show you the way out.'

It is meant to be a celebration but it ends in tragedy. As fireworks explode overhead, Evelyn Hardcastle, the young and beautiful daughter of the house, is killed.

But Evelyn will not die just once. Until Aiden – one of the guests summoned to Blackheath for the party – can solve her murder, the day will repeat itself, over and over again. Every time ending with the fateful pistol shot.

The only way to break this cycle is to identify the killer. But each time the day begins again, Aiden wakes in the body of a different guest. And someone is determined to prevent him ever escaping Blackheath...

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The 7 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle, Stuart Turton, author; James Cameron Stewart, narrator This is one of the cleverest, imaginative stories that I have ever read. I had difficulty keeping up with ... Read full review

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I really don't understand the hype for this book. I personally found it incredibly predictable, but most disturbing were the problematic sections. The fat-phobia was appalling, and the treatment of a ... Read full review

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About the author (2018)

Stuart Turton has a degree in English and Philosophy. Having trained for no particular career, he’s dabbled in most of them. He stocked shelves in a Darwin bookshop, taught English in Shanghai, worked for a technology magazine in London, wrote travel articles in Dubai, and now he’s a freelance journalist. Stuart lives in London with his wife and drinks lots of tea.

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