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A House of Light

by Candida Clark

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In an evocative and moving story, hidden family secrets are at the heart of this absorbing novel as Katherine prepares for her widowed father’s second marriage. Candida Clark’s fine writing creates a threatening atmosphere as Katherine, a photographer on a routine assignment in Gabon, unknowingly stumbles across illegal activities being carried out by one of her father’s companies.
On returning to England, where she is to photograph his wedding at their family home, three generations of the family come together. Katherine still mourns the death of her mother when she was a child and the faces the prospect of losing the family home that means so much to her as her father prepares to relocate to America with his new wife. The day of the wedding reveals deceits and secrets and results in choices that will change the lives of the family.
  camharlow2 | Jun 23, 2015 |
A good book, but I felt like I was waiting for something big to happen only it never did. ( )
  26kathryn | Apr 19, 2013 |
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A photographer returns to her family house after her flat and its contents have been destroyed in a fire. However, the peace she had hoped for proves hard to find. Her presence is required at her father's second wedding, and the assembling guests have secrets of their own: secrets which cast new light on recent events.… (more)

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