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The House on Sunset Lake

A breathtaking novel of secrets, mystery and love

By Tasmina Perry

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The House on Sunset Lake is full of dark secrets in the Deep South during one unforgettable summer. A must-read for fans of The Pool House. This is Tasmina Perry at her breathtaking best.

Unlock the secrets of the mysterious house on Sunset Lake...

Tasmina Perry, author of the bestselling The Pool House, presents a delicious read, as one summer at the beautiful Sunset Lake has dramatic repercussions. Perfect for fans of Kate Morton and Lucinda Riley.

'Seductive and mysterious... the perfect novel to while away a summer's afternoon' - Daily Express

Casa D'Or, the mysterious plantation house on Sunset Lake, has been in the Wyatt family for over fifty years. Jennifer Wyatt returns there from university full of hope, as a summer by the lake stretches ahead of her. Yet by the time it is over her heart will be broken, her family in tatters, her dreams long gone.

Twenty years later, Casa D'Or stands neglected, a victim of tragic events. Jennifer has closed the door on her past. Then Jim, the man she met and fell in love with that magical summer, comes back into her life, with a plan to return Casa D'Or to its former glory. Their reunion will stir up old ghosts for both of them, and reveal the dark secrets the house still holds close...

What readers are saying about The House on Sunset Lake:

'Wow. Wow. And wow.Prepare to be immersed, shocked, and blown away '

'Once I had started reading it I didn't want to put it down. The plot gripped me and the twist at the end was not at all expected'

'Lovely read, everything a book should be. An absolute pleasure'

Biographical Notes

TASMINA PERRY is a Sunday Times Top Ten bestselling author. She left a career in law to enter the world of women's magazine publishing, going on to become an award-winning writer and contributor to titles such as Elle, Glamour and Marie Claire. In 2004 she launched her own travel and fashion magazine, Jaunt, and was editing InStyle magazine when she left the industry to write books full time. Her novels have been published in seventeen countries. Tasmina lives with her husband and son in London, where she is at work on her next novel.

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One of 2016's best summer reads — Red magazine
Seductive and mysterious, this is the perfect novel to while away a summer's afternoon — Daily Express
Gripping... You'll be rooting for Jim and Jennifer, the narrative zips along at a great pace and it's brilliantly written. I loved it — Daily Mail
Buried secrets, lost loves, betrayal and heartbreak fuel this intriguing, atmospheric love story with plenty of twists to keep you turning the pages — Sunday Express S magazine
Beautifully descriptive and achingly romantic, this absorbing tale is a pure delight. ***** — Heat magazine
A classic tale of star-crossed lovers - with a dark twist. Vividly told, with plenty of surprises — Good Housekeeping
Romance with a side order of suspense — Glamour
Mystery, intrigue and romance all come together in one brilliant read — Fabulous magazine
Atmospheric and engrossing — Sunday Mirror
Fantastic reading, an excellent balance of romance and suspense. If you're heading on an end-of-summer break away, pack this one in your bag — Irish Country Living
A stirring and intoxicating story of love and twisted secrets waiting... lurking. The bewitching hot heady Deep South encouraged me to explore the past, so evocatively described and full of promise. Waves of emotion, spilling the ups and downs of life, feeling touchable and realistic wash the pages. Tasmina Perry has the ability to immerse you entirely within the story, I lived in the moment, whether it was 1995 or 2015. 'The House on Sunset Lake' surges towards a climatic ending, it is a moving, and truly very lovely story indeed — LoveReading
A perfect summer read. Very evocative. A super book and I highly recommend it — Linda’s Bookbag
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'A dark and devious psychological thriller with all the glamour you'd expect' Red'This relentlessly brilliant novel will keep you enthralled from start to end *****' Heat'Pacy and full of believable (but tough-to-guess) twists' CosmopolitanThe heartpounding new novel from Sunday Times bestselling author Tasmina Perry will keep you on the edge of your seat. A must-read for everyone who's been gripped by the THE GIRLFRIEND by Michelle Frances, J. P. Delaney's THE GIRL BEFORE. or who loved TV's THE AFFAIR. A Summer To Die ForTo Jem Chapman, it's the chance of a lifetime. An invitation to join a group in an exclusive Hamptons house-share, who could say no? But when she discovers what happened last summer, Jem can't help but feel a chill.A young woman was found drowned in the house's pool. The housemates said Alice was troubled. She'd been drinking. She couldn't swim...A Secret To Kill ForAs Jem gets to know her glamorous new housemates, she realises each has something to hide. What really happened last summer? And who would go to any lengths to keep a person quiet?What readers are saying about The Pool House...'This rollercoaster read will keep you guessing right to the very end' Closer'Well-drawn characters and a twisty plot make this page-turner a must-read' Good Housekeeping'With a smart plot and characters you'll both love and love to hate' Red'With dark twists I did not see coming - the perfect end-of-summer read' Daily Mail'Dark and twisty suspense-packed drama' Woman & Home'A brilliant page-turner' Prima

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Friend of the Family

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From the Sunday Times bestselling author of THE POOL HOUSE, a sensationally twisty page-turner about a woman with the perfect life and a woman determined to steal it. The perfect read for fans of THE GIRLFRIEND by Michelle Frances and BBC TV's THE REPLACEMENT.She thinks your life is perfect. She thinks you don't deserve it.Your jobAmy is more than happy to offer the daughter of an old friend work experience at her London magazine. Josie is young and ambitious. She just needs a foot in the door. Your homeWhen Josie arrives, she swiftly makes herself indispensable at work and at home. And when childcare falls through before a long-awaited university reunion in Provence, it begins to look as if Josie may be staying longer than Amy had bargained for.Your husbandIn the heat of Provence, Josie's presence starts to unsettle Amy, especially around her husband. As cracks begin to appear in Amy's perfect life, she cannot shake the feeling that the family friend may not be a friend at all...Don't miss this gripping, addictive read. It will make you think twice about who you invite into your home...

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The Last Kiss Goodbye

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Everyone remembers their first kiss. But what about the last?The Last Kiss Goodbye is a spellbinding tale of love, loss and long-buried secrets from the author of the bestselling The Pool House, Tasmina Perry. Perfect for fans of Jojo Moyes' The Last Letter from Your Lover. 'Romance, adventure, mystery... (a) beautifully written and engaging tale' - Heat1961. Journalist Rosamund Bailey is ready to change the world. When she meets explorer and man-about-town Dominic Blake, she realises she has found the love of her life. Just as happiness is in their grasp, the worst happens, and their future is snatched away.2014. Deep in the vaults of a museum, archivist Abby Gordon stumbles upon a breathtaking find. A faded photograph of a man saying goodbye to the woman he loves. Looking for a way to escape her own heartache, Abby becomes obsessed with the story, little realising that behind the image frozen in time lies a secret altogether more extraordinary.What readers are saying about The Last Kiss Goodbye:'I loved this story, so much. It was engaging and beautiful, and I couldn't put it down''A novel full of mystery, intrigue and suspense on one hand, and romance, passion, despair and hope on the other''Sometimes a book will come along and completely sweep you away; it will suck you up into its world and there is no turning back. Tasmina Perry's The Last Kiss Goodbye was such a book'

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A love that has waited for fifty years...The Sunday Times bestseller, The Proposal by Tasmina Perry looks back to the final year of the debutantes. With a haunting love story at its heart, the novel sweeps you away to fifties London and modern Manhattan. Perfect for fans of Karen Swan. 'More romantic than a candlelit proposal. On Valentine's Day. In Paris. From Ryan Gosling' - Heat1958. At eighteen, Georgia Hamilton is sent to London for the Debutante Season. Independent, and with secret dreams to be a writer, she has no wish to join the other debs competing for a husband. But when tragedy strikes, her fate appears to have been sealed.2012. Hurrying to meet her lover, Amy Carrell hopes tonight will change her destiny. And it does - but not in the way she imagined. Desolate and desperate to get out of London, she accepts a position as companion to a mysterious stranger, bound for Manhattan - little knowing she is about to unlock a love story that has waited fifty years to be told. And a heart waiting to come back to life...What readers are saying about The Proposal:'A beautifully romantic story spanning the ages that you will love''This is a story full of small kindnesses, bitter betrayal, and all-consuming love''I enjoyed every page of The Proposal, it's one of those books that you sit down to read a couple of chapters and before you know it you are over half way through the story'

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Beneath the shimmering surface lies a dark secret...Two sisters unravel a tangle of lies in Deep Blue Sea, an intriguing and unputdownable novel from Sunday Times bestselling author, Tasmina Perry. Perfect for fans of Perry's latest bestseller, The Pool House and Michelle Frances' The Girlfriend. 'Sexual tension and an untimely death set the scene for perfect poolside escapism... Perry delivers a big juicy holiday read with enough sexual tension - unresolved and otherwise - to keep you gripped' - Marie-ClaireDiana and Julian Denver have the world at their feet. With a blissful marriage, a darling son and beautiful homes in London and the country, Diana's life, to the outside world, is perfect. But nothing is as it seems...When Julian dies suddenly and tragically, Diana is convinced there is more to it than meets the eye. She calls on the one person she had never wanted to see again - her sister, Rachel.A former tabloid reporter, Rachel appears to be living the dream as a diving instructor on a Thai island. The truth is she's in exile, estranged from her family and driven from her career by Fleet Street's phone-hacking scandal.For Rachel, Diana's request opens old wounds. But she is determined to make amends for the past, and embarks on a treacherous journey to uncover the truth - wherever it may lead...What readers are saying about Deep Blue Sea:'The plot line is fantastic, there was a great air of mystery... I was so intrigued!''A riveting book full of suspense, intrigue, and twists and turns that you won't see coming''This was a fantastic read that really captured my imagination - a mystery with heart'

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Private Lives

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Rumours can be deadly...In Private Lives, escape with Sunday Times bestseller Tasmina Perry into an intoxicating world where games are played to mask the truth, where there is no one you can trust, and where being too good at your job can put your life in danger. Perfect for fans of Tasmina Perry's The Pool House and those who loved the hit TV show Riviera.'Exotic, decadent, sexy and full of surprising twists... Irresistible' - Closer A young associate with a top media law firm in London, Anna Kennedy is the lawyer to the stars, hiding their sins from the hungry media. But when Anna fails to prevent a damaging story being printed about heart-throb movie actor Sam Charles she finds herself fighting to save not only his reputation, but also her own.Soon Anna uncovers a scandal more explosive than even Sam's infidelities. A party girl is already dead and those responsible are prepared to silence anyone who stands in their way. Not least a pretty young lawyer who knows too much...What readers are saying about Private Lives:'For a surprisingly intelligent read that is still glamorous and full of deliciously scandalous goings-on this is perfect''I was drawn in from the very first dramatic scene and my attention didn't waver throughout''This is the best book that I have read in a long, long time'

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Kiss Heaven Goodbye

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It was supposed to be the perfect summer...Four friends leave behind a dark secret on a paradise island in the Sunday Times Top Ten bestselling novel from Tasmina Perry, Kiss Heaven Goodbye. Perfect for fans of Tasmina Perry's gripping ebook bestseller, The Pool House. 'For glamour, escapism and a glorious cast, Kiss Heaven Goodbye is the perfect beach read' - Daily Express On the idyllic island of Angel Cay, four close friends celebrate the end of their exams, but one dark night will change their innocent lives for ever. As the years pass and each pursues success in different fields - music, fashion, politics - they try to put the past behind them. But no matter how high their stars climb, they cannot escape the dreadful truth. And when the consequences of that fateful night finally catch up with them, for one of the four, there is a terrible price to be paid...What readers are saying about Kiss Heaven Goodbye:'There's a very clever twist in the tale which I didn't see coming at all and one which kept me turning the pages very rapidly until the very end - a fantastically exciting read' 'Money, sex, private islands, it's got it all, plus a great twist at the end. A real treat!''A stunning read!'

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