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Read an Extract From Mirrorland, Carole Johnstone's Propulsive, Page-Turning Debut

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6 April 2021

Read an Extract From Mirrorland, Carole Johnstone's Propulsive, Page-Turning Debut

    Twisty, Dark and Brilliantly Crafted: Read our Review of Mirrorland by Carole Johnstone

    Review | Our Review

    6 April 2021

    Twisty, Dark and Brilliantly Crafted: Read our Review of Mirrorland by Carole Johnstone

      Synopsis

      No. 36 Westeryk Road: an imposing flat-stone house on the outskirts of Edinburgh. A place of curving shadows and crumbling grandeur. But it’s what lies under the house that is extraordinary – Mirrorland. A vivid make-believe world that twin sisters Cat and El created as children. A place of escape, but from what? Now in her thirties, Cat has turned her back on her past. But when she receives news that one sunny morning, El left harbour in her sailboat and never came back, she is forced to return to Westeryk Road; to re-enter a forgotten world of lies, betrayal and danger. Because El had a plan. She’s left behind a treasure hunt that will unearth long-buried secrets. And to discover the truth, Cat must first confront the reality of her childhood – a childhood that wasn’t nearly as idyllic as she remembers…
      Carole Johnstone
      About the author

      Carole Johnstone

      Carole Johnstone's award-winning short fiction has been reprinted in many annual 'Best of' anthologies in the UK and US. She lives in Argyll & Bute, Scotland, with her husband. Mirrorland is her debut novel. 

      Books by Carole Johnstone

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