The House Between Tides: A Novel

by Sarah Maine | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 1501126911 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingamberCwing of Darwin, Northern Territory Australia on 7/14/2016
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Journal Entry 1 by wingamberCwing from Darwin, Northern Territory Australia on Thursday, July 14, 2016
Following the death of her last living relative, Hetty Deveraux leaves London and her strained relationship behind for Muirlan, her ancestral home in Scotland’s Outer Hebrides. She intends to renovate the ruinous house into a hotel, but the shocking discovery of human remains brings her ambitious restoration plans to an abrupt halt before they even begin. Few physical clues are left to identify the body, but one thing is certain: this person did not die a natural death.

Hungry for answers, Hetty discovers that Muirlan was once the refuge of her distant relative Theo Blake, the acclaimed painter and naturalist who brought his new bride, Beatrice, there in 1910. Yet ancient gossip and a handful of leads reveal that their marriage was far from perfect; Beatrice eventually vanished from the island, never to return, and Theo withdrew from society, his paintings becoming increasingly dark and disturbing.

What happened between them has remained a mystery, but as Hetty listens to the locals and studies the masterful paintings produced by Theo during his short-lived marriage, she uncovers secrets that still reverberate through the small island community—and will lead her to the identity of the long-hidden body.

Journal Entry 2 by wingamberCwing at Darwin, Northern Territory Australia on Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Told in 2 timelines 1910 and 2010. I preferred the 1910 timeline. Hetty in 2010 was a bit annoying.

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