Death Of Mrs Westaway

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Harriet receives an unexpected letter telling her she’s inherited a substantial bequest from her Cornish grandmother, it seems like the answer to her prayers. She owes money to a loan shark and the threats are getting increasingly aggressive: she needs to get her hands on some cash fast. There’s just one problem – Hal’s real grandparents died over 20 years ago. The letter has been sent to the wrong person. But Hal knows that the cold-reading techniques she’s honed as a seaside fortune teller could help her con her way to getting the money. If anyone has the skills to turn up at a stranger’s funeral and claim a bequest they’re not entitled to, it’s her. Hal makes a choice that will change her life for ever. But once she embarks on her deception, there’s no going back. She must keep going or risk losing everything, even her life.

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‘I read this in two lightning-quick sittings…I absolutely adored it’ Lisa Jewell

HAL MUST KEEP GOING OR RISK LOSING EVERYTHING…EVEN HER LIFE.

When Harriet Westaway receives an unexpected letter telling her she’s inherited a substantial bequest from her Cornish grandmother, it seems like the answer to her prayers.

There’s just one problem – Hal’s real grandparents died more than twenty years ago.

Hal desperately needs the cash and makes a choice that will change her life for ever. She knows that her skills as a seaside fortune teller could help her con her way to getting the money.

But once Hal embarks on her deception, there is no going back.
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Praise for THE DEATH OF MRS WESTAWAY:

Ruth Ware’s best: a dark and dramatic thriller, part murder mystery, part family drama’ A. J. Finn
‘Unsettling and brilliant’ Heat
‘[An] explosive claustrophobic family drama laced with a touch of du Maurier’ Woman & Home
‘Atmospheric and eerie with Agatha Christie vibes’ Prima
‘Highly atmospheric’ The Times
‘Unguessably twisty’ Louise Candlish

Additional information

Weight 0.287 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 2.5 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

384

Language

English

Edition

1st paperback ed

Dewey

823.92 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K