The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

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Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, Feb 8, 2018 - Balls (Parties) - 528 pages
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERA brilliantly original high concept murder mystery from a fantastic new talent: Gosford Park meets Inception, by way of Agatha Christie and Black MirrorOne of Stylist Magazine's 20 Must-Read Books of 2018One of Harper's Bazaar's 10 Must-Read Books of 2018One of Marie Claire, Australia's 10 Books You Absolutely Have to Read in 2018'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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Right from the beginning, this story is a mind-bender. Aiden Bishop wakes up not knowing who he is and having no memory of the past. He discovers himself to be at a mansion known as Blackheath House ... Read full review

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This book goes on forever. It reminded me of that sort of pleasant guest you invite to your party who stands at the door for an hour after everyone leaves saying goodbye but won't shut the door and go ... Read full review

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About the author (2018)

Stuart Turton is a freelance travel journalist who has previously worked in Shanghai and Dubai. The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle is his debut novel. He is the winner of the Brighton and Hove Short Story Prize and was longlisted for the BBC Radio 4 Opening Lines competition. He lives in West London with his wife.@Stu_Turton

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