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Also by Kate Morton:

The Clockmaker's Daughter, October 2018
Hardcover
The Lake House, October 2015
Paperback
The Secret Keeper, October 2012
Hardcover
The Distant Hours, July 2011
Paperback
The Forgotten Garden, April 2009
Hardcover
The House at Riverton: A Novel, May 2008
Hardcover

The Clockmaker's Daughter
Kate Morton

Atria Books
October 2018
On Sale: October 9, 2018
496 pages
ISBN: 1451649398
EAN: 9781451649390
Kindle: B07BKRGQTY
Hardcover / e-Book
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Historical | Mystery Historical

A rich, spellbinding new novel from the author of The Lake House--the story of a love affair and a mysterious murder that cast their shadows across generations, set in England from the 1860s until the present day.

My real name, no one remembers. The truth about that summer, no one else knows.

In the summer of 1862, a group of young artists led by the passionate and talented Edward Radcliffe descends upon Birchwood Manor on the banks of the Upper Thames. Their plan: to spend a secluded summer month in a haze of inspiration and creativity. But by the time their stay is over, one woman has been shot dead while another has disappeared; a priceless heirloom is missing; and Edward Radcliffe's life is in ruins.

Over one hundred and fifty years later, Elodie Winslow, a young archivist in London, uncovers a leather satchel containing two seemingly unrelated items: a sepia photograph of an arresting-looking woman in Victorian clothing, and an artist's sketchbook containing the drawing of a twin-gabled house on the bend of a river.

Why does Birchwood Manor feel so familiar to Elodie? And who is the beautiful woman in the photograph? Will she ever give up her secrets?

Told by multiple voices across time, The Clockmaker's Daughter is a story of murder, mystery, and thievery, of art, love and loss. And flowing through its pages like a river, is the voice of a woman who stands outside time, whose name has been forgotten by history, but who has watched it all unfold: Birdie Bell, the clockmaker's daughter.

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