Image of The House of Tides


Image of The House of Tides

Palpable tension and intriguing characters make this novel tough to put down. Told from multiple points of view in the past and present, this story unravels slowly, pulling the reader into a web of family secrets. Centered around a family mansion on the English coast, this story will delight readers with its mood-evoking setting and sense of mystery surrounding the family members’ choices and their consequences.

When Dora Tide discovers she is pregnant, she decides that, before she and her husband can move forward with a family of their own, she must make amends with the family that she has been estranged from for a decade. She returns to Clifftops, the seaside mansion that has been in the family for several generations, to seek forgiveness for perceived wrongs and to make peace with her family. (GRAND CENTRAL, Jul., 400 pp., $14.99)

Reviewed by: 
Roseann Marlett