February 18, 2021
The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton
Genre/Categories: Historical Fiction, Mystery, Supernatural
In 2020, I decided to systematically revisit my older review posts and update them. On Thursdays, I’ll be re-sharing a few of these popular reads, and today I’m sharing my review of The Clockmaker’s Daughter….a histfic paranormal mystery.
I’m linking up today with Davida @ The Chocolate Lady’s Book Review Blog for #throwbackthursday.
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“Told in present and past timelines and from multiple perspectives, The Clockmaker’s Daughter is a multilayered story with a mystery to unravel. In the present day, Elodie Winslow, a young archivist in London, uncovers a leather satchel which contains a mysterious sketchbook and an old photo. Elodie is curious about the drawing of the twin-gabled house situated on the bend of the river thinking that it resembles the house from a favorite fairy tale she heard from her mother, and she’s drawn to the beautiful and mysterious Victorian woman pictured in the photo. As Elodie proceeds to investigate the items, a voice that stands outside of time transports readers to the 1860s and the life-changing event that happens in the summer of 1862. During that summer, artists meet at the twin-gabled house on the Thames, known as Birchwood Manor, to relax and inspire their art and creativity. Instead, they experience the unpleasant circumstances of a murder, a missing person, and a stolen family heirloom. Her name has been forgotten by history, but Birdie Bell, the clockmaker’s daughter, watched it all unfold.”
Continue here for my full review of The Clockmaker’s Daughter ….
Have you read The Clockmaker’s Daughter or is it on your TBR?
I do have this one on my TBR – I thought it looked familiar
👍 it’s not my fav of hers but it’s good!
Ooh I actually had this on kindle and never read it
Saved for a rainy day! 😂
Thanks for participating!
I have this one on my tbr but I’d forgotten all about it! I love it when things like this pop up just to get that little nudge!
Happy to be helpful!
I read this exactly two years ago and loved it. Mind you, it is the only book I read by Kate Morton, so I wouldn’t know whether I preferred it to her others or not. I wouldn’t mind reading more by her. Which of her books would you recommend?
I loved Secret Keeper and Forgotten Garden …. Thanks for leaving the link to your review!
I haven’t read this one Carol, but I have seen it at the library. I too loved The Forgotten Garden. ❤📚
I just saw this at the used bookstore yesterday! I should’ve grabbed it!
It will find you again if it’s meant to be!
I have this one on my tbr! I’m glad you enjoyed it.
I hope you enjoy it, too!
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