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Rachel Hore

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About this author

Rachel Hore worked in London publishing for many years before moving with her family to Norwich, Norfolk.

Rachel is the author of six novels, The Dream House (2006), The Memory Garden (2007), The Glass Painter's Daughter (2009), which was shortlisted for the Romantic Novelists' Association Novel of the Year 2010, A Place of Secrets (2010), which was a Richard and Judy Bookclub pick, and A Gathering Storm (2011), which was a Sunday Times Top 5 bestseller and shortlisted for the RNA Historical Novel of the year, 2012. Her most recent novel, The Silent Tide, was published in 2013.

Her new novel, A Week in Paris, is published in paperback in the UK on 9th October 2014.


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A Place of Secrets
3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 2,991 ratings — published 2010 — 20 editions
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A Gathering Storm
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The Glass Painter's Daughter
3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 810 ratings — published 2009 — 12 editions
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The Memory Garden
3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 717 ratings — published 2007 — 15 editions
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The Dream House
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The Silent Tide
3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 443 ratings — published 2013 — 6 editions
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A Week in Paris
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The Bookshop by Penelope Fitzgerald
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Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
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Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott
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On Writing by Stephen King
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The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters
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“You're my lodestar – that's the one that sailors followed, the Pole Star that took them safely home to harbour.” he said.
“And I suppose you're like a shooting star” she responded “Always travelling in unexpected directions”
And like a shooting star, he had disappeared over the edge of her world, taking all the light and leaving her in cold darkness.”
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“Mark had gone, passed into the care of the Keeper of the Stars, but the stars were still there.”
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“I asked for your heart and you gave me a stone.”
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