The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle: The Sunday Times Bestseller and Winner of the Costa First Novel Award

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Bloomsbury Publishing, Nov 12, 2020 - Fiction - 528 pages
Can you solve the mystery of Evelyn Hardcastle?

WINNER OF THE COSTA FIRST NOVEL AWARD
WINNER OF THE BOOKS ARE MY BAG NOVEL AWARD
A WATERSTONES THRILLER OF THE MONTH
SHORTLISTED FOR THE SPECSAVERS NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS
SHORTLISTED FOR THE BRITISH BOOK AWARDS DEBUT OF THE YEAR
LONGLISTED FOR THE THEAKSTON OLD PECULIER CRIME NOVEL OF THE YEAR

Gosford Park meets Groundhog Day by way of Agatha Christie and Black Mirror the most inventive story you'll read

Tonight, Evelyn Hardcastle will be killed ... Again


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...

SELECTED AS A BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE GUARDIAN, I PAPER, FINANCIAL TIMES AND DAILY TELEGRAPH AND CURRENTLY BEING ADAPTED BY NETFLIX INTO A SEVEN PART SERIES


The mind-blowing new murder mystery from Stuart Turton, The Devil and the Dark Water, is OUT NOW.

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Wow wow wow. I loved pretty much everything that went into this novel. This an Agatha Christie tribute on crack with out of this world weirdness, and also quadruple layered with stories within stories ... Read full review

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What a terrible journey marked my passage through The 7 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle! Forced to complete the journey since I am to be the moderator for this tome and such a long, difficult trip. I ... Read full review

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About the author (2020)

Stuart Turton is a freelance travel journalist who has previously worked in Shanghai and Dubai. The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle is the winner of the Costa First Novel Award and the Books Are My Bag Readers Award for Best Novel. He lives in London with his wife and daughter.

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