This month MoM members could WIN 1 of 20 copies of The House Between Tides by Sarah Maine. A captivating, atmospheric novel of a woman who returns to her ancestral home in Scotland and discovers a century-old secret buried in the basement.

Following the deaths of her last living relatives, Hetty Deveraux leaves her strained marriage behind in London and returns to her ancestral home, a crumbling estate in Scotland’s Outer Hebrides, with the intention of renovating and reselling it as a hotel, much to the dismay of the locals. As she dives headfirst into the repairs, she discovers human remains beneath a rotting floorboard in the basement, with few physical clues to identify the body. Who was this person? And why the makeshift grave?

Hungry for answers, Hetty sets out to unravel the estate’s secret-and those of its former inhabitants, including Beatrice Blake, a woman who moved there a century ago with her husband Theo, a famous painter who seemed to be more interested in Cameron, a young local man, than his own wife.

Following whispered rumours and a handful of leads, Hetty soon discovers that no one knows exactly what happened to Beatrice, only that her actions have reverberated throughout history, affecting Hetty’s present in startling ways.

Available now where all good books are sold.

To find out more about this great read, go to Allen & Unwin

Please note this competition is open from 26th June 2016 until 27th July 2016 and is only available to members of Mouths Of Mums. This competition is a game of skill – answer in 50 words or less. We are unable to accept entries posted via facebook. Facebook LIKE functionality is not a requirement of entry to this competition. The winners of this competition will be published on this page. Winners’ name and address will be provided to the promoter of this competition and prizes will be sent to the address you have in Your Profile. Please ensure your details are up to date so that you receive your prize.

Winners for this competition

  1. L. Grosse - SA
  2. C. Denny - VIC
  3. A. DeAngelis - WA
  4. A. Williams - QLD
  5. M. Laspina - QLD
  6. T. Seach - VIC
  7. A. Wilson - SA
  8. T. McLean - QLD
  9. J. Field - VIC
  10. C. Mason - NSW
  11. T. Young - NSW
  12. H. Mitchell - VIC
  13. A. Murthy - WA
  14. H. New - QLD
  15. J. Argaet - QLD
  16. J. Kal - NSW
  17. L. Bates - TAS
  18. C. Bridge - QLD
  19. L. Adams - QLD
  20. M. Rainbow - QLD

  • ‘The House Between Tides’ sounds like a fascinating read, a true mystery upon the page. Also, I’d love to read about Scotland – it’s somewhere I would love to visit … one day!



  • The House Between Tides sound’s interesting and a good read!



  • oh wow this story line sounds so interesting, I am sure there will be plenty of twists and turns to keep an audience captivated. I wonder if there is a new love interest for Hetty too? Can’t wait to give this a read



  • The story line sounds intriguing. I would love to read this


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