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What happened to Edward Wallingford? His great-great nephew William is determined to find out.

England 1935.
Edward Wallingford, an artist, is on a solitary walking tour of the West Country. To recuperate from pneumonia, he wants to walk, paint and enjoy the countryside. When he stops at Claeg, a village in Dorset, he visits Marston Castle on the outskirts of the town. He b
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Published November 1st 2021
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paulinereidbookreviewer
Oct 01, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Ellen Read
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3 December 2021
YouTube Review along with artwork done by Ellen Read.
Great one to read for Christmas time.
https://youtu.be/iCtKKvIqzP0

A suspenseful, macabre ghost story, throwing you from past to present, with a mystery well worth figuring out. Superbly written and thought out, plot twist thrills and chills. This is definitely a page turner and I throughly enjoyed it. I'm sure this will end up on a book sellers list as one of the most popular books to read to date.
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Tina
Nov 11, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Oh, how very intriguing. A mystery, a gothic fantasy, a romance...different threads expertly interwoven, like a magical carpet. A pleasure to read, highly recommended.
Linda Lou
Die for Love is a love story that has roots from a poem by William Wordsworth… Tis Said, That Some Have Died For Love is a poem that finds a place in this bizarre story of love. Of course, I had to read the poem before I started reading Die for Love.

Read has written a brilliant and grisly tale of unexpected love. Die For Love takes place in 1935 England and ends in the same place; except in the present. Two men related twice removed, a budding love for one of them, local rumors of other missing
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Vicky Coughlan
Nov 07, 2021 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I really enjoyed this macabre story. Told in the present and in the past. Will is trying to find out what happened to his great great grandfather and follows his steps to where he was last heard from. An haunted castle and 3 very nasty ghosts enter the mix in this very well told tale. I don’t give the plot away. Never do but invite readers to get this book. You’re in for a very haunted treat!
Ellen Read
Sep 24, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
A Ghost Story.

Die For Love will be released on 1st November 2021
Pre-order on Amazon is available now.

The idea for Die For Love came from a short story I wrote years ago.
The title is inspired by William Wordsworth’s poem 'Tis Said, That Some Have Died for Love

Claeg is a fictitious village in Dorset close to Corfe Castle. Because of this proximity to Corfe Castle, I’ve borrowed Corfe Castle’s history of clay making. In 1791, William Pike, a merchant from Devon, signed a contract with Josiah Wedg
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Steve Griffin
Nov 27, 2021 rated it it was amazing
I’ve read several stories by Ellen Read so was looking forward to reading Die for Love, her first ghost story. I wasn’t disappointed! The book’s title, inspired by a Wordsworth poem, is perfect for this tale, which follows the stories of two men, a painter from the 1930s and a modern-day photographer, who both fall for a fey woman they meet in the grounds of an old castle in south-west England. Much doesn’t add up about the ethereal Rose, nor her sisters, stern Adelaide and disconsolate Emily, w ...more
Megan
Oct 06, 2021 rated it it was amazing
This ghost story is so well written, I would be lulled into a sense of charm and mild curiosity before being startled with such creepiness!! Then lulled again, and creeped out again! Ellen lured me through the story like Rose lures into her garden. There were plenty of moments that had me cringing in fear as well! This is the kind of ghost story I can read, with a touch of creepiness throughout rather than constant fear and disturbing actions.

The pacing was great. The story moves back and forth
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Charles
Oct 01, 2021 rated it it was amazing
I loved this ghost story set in the past and the present. An exciting read.
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Sep 27, 2021 rated it it was amazing
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Ellen Read is the author of The Dragon Sleeps, The Inca's Curse and The Amber Trap - historical mystery romance novels, and Love The Gift - an eBook Novella, a time slip romance, a story to heal grief. Also When Jacarandas Bloom, a novella, a romance with a twist.

Ellen was born in Townsville, Queensland in Australia. She has always enjoyed reading, even from a young age. Books took her into a wor
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