‘This is a haunting book, skilfully written and tantalisingly unravelled. Lorna Fergusson weaves a vivid but dark tale set in the beautiful Dordogne, where past and present fuse in a page-turning mystery. I could go back to this again and again.’ ALISON WEIR, best-selling novelist and historian
DAPHNE DU MAURIER meets JOANNE HARRIS in this richly evocative drama with a Gothic edge.
Revised edition: previously published by Bloomsbury
Le Sanglier: an old house buried deep in the woods of the Dordogne, a region steeped in dark history.
Gerald Feldwick buys Le Sanglier as a refuge. He tells his wife Netty that in France they can start afresh – they can escape the unbearable pain of the event that has fractured their marriage. He tells her they can put the past behind them.
Netty is not so sure.
Netty is right.
The Chase – the past will hunt you down
About the Author
Born and brought up in northern Scotland, Lorna Fergusson lives in Oxford with her husband and two sons. She runs the Fictionfire Literary Consultancy and is currently working on a historical novel. 'The Chase' was first published by Bloomsbury. She has won an Ian St James Award, been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize, longlisted for the Fish Short Story Prize, was a finalist in the Historical Novel Society's short story prize in 2012 and her children's novel 'Hinterland' is currently on the eight-strong long list for Pan Macmillan's Write Now Prize.