1961: On a sweltering summers day, Laurel witnesses a shocking crime. 2011: Now a much loved actress, Laurel finds herself haunted by the memories and mystery of what she saw that day. Returning home, she begins to piece together a secret history - a tale of three strangers from vastly different worlds, whose lives are brought together and fatefully entwined by wartime London.
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Kate Morton grew up in the mountains of south-east Queensland and lives now with her husband and young sons in Brisbane. She has degrees in dramatic art and English literature, specializing in nineteenth-century tragedy and contemporary gothic novels. With just three novels published, Kate Morton has sold over 7 million copies in 26 languages, across 38 countries. The Shifting Fog, published internationally as The House at Riverton, The Forgotten Garden and The Distant Hours have all been number one bestsellers around the world. Each novel won the Australian Book Industry award for General Fiction Book of the Year.