Already a Sunday Times bestselling author with her first novel, A Map of the Damage confirms Sophia Tobin as a rising star.
This is stunning historical fiction for fans of Tracy Chevalier. London, 1941. Livy makes her way through Blitz-torn London to the Mirrormakers' Club, the only place that makes her feels safe, where she finds herself drawn into the mystery of a missing diamond, and torn between two men with competing claims on her. London, 1841. Charlotte is helped from the scene of an accident by a man who shows her a building he is working on, and whose kindness unlocks a hope she has long kept buried.
But that man is not her husband. Two women, a century apart, united by one place: the Mirrormakers' Club.
A building which holds echoes of past loves and hates, and hides the darkest of secrets in its foundations. Praise for The Vanishing 'Undeniably page-turning' Mail on Sunday 'Think Wuthering Heights or Jane Eyre, but ten times darker, and you have The Vanishing ... as dark and eerie and gothic as the Yorkshire Moors it is set on.
One to curl up by the fire with on a windy night' Stylist 'Entertaining' Times 'Vivid, absorbing and wonderfully gothic, with shades of Sarah Waters and Emily and Charlotte Bronte' Kate Riordan 'Atmosphere aplenty and some real surprises' Daily Mail 'Echoes Wuthering Heights with its setting and sense of intrigue' Red 'A vivid sense of the period ... which stays with the reader long after the final page' the i
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 432 pages
- Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
- Publication Date: 05/09/2019
- Category: Historical fiction
- ISBN: 9781471151644