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Rachel Hore’s latest novel was published in the UK in March 2018.

The House on Bellevue Gardens available in paperback

Here is the paperback cover for The House on Bellevue Gardens, published on 22 September 2016.

A Week in Paris is released in the USA

I am delighted that A Week in Paris has just been published in America with this beautiful and unusual cover.

How I came to write The Glass Painter’s Daughter

This September The Glass Painter’s Daughter has been reprinted with a lovely new cover.  It has also been chosen by the Curtis Brown Book Group as its book of the month.  Here you can find my guest blog about how I came to write the book.  It all started one rainy night when I was walking through the wet backstreets of Westminster…
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Favourite books about Paris

This is the last of seven daily blogs in which I have tried to give you A Week in Paris, to celebrate the publication of my novel.  Some of you might feel inspired to continue the experience, so I thought that I should use it to share with you some of my favourite books about…
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“Compelling… an old-fashioned novel that doesn’t ration its pleasures.”

Review of A Gathering Storm, The Independent

From Daphne du Maurier to Mary Wesley, the coves and headlands of Cornwall have provided the setting for some of fiction’s most stirring melodramas. Rachel Hore revisits Camomile Lawn territory with a classic wartime saga tracing the fortunes of an old West Country family swept up in the horrors of the Blitz. When young photographer…
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Romance is not dead

Interview with Rachel Hore, The Independent on Sunday

We have met to discuss [Hore’s] fourth novel, A Place of Secrets. Like the others, it is an up-market romance split between interlinked stories set in the present day and the past – in this case, the 18th century. Jude, a valuer for a modern-day London auction house, is called to a remote part of…
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Review of A Gathering Storm from Goodreads

Reader review from Goodreads

When Lucy delves into her father’s past to find out why he was particularly interested in a certain man whose story he was never able to uncover, she meets a woman who holds the answers and peels back the layers of her life and reveals to Lucy hidden truths and a story rich in WWII…
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