She was obeying a prompt, an instinct: the instinct that makes a dog lying by the fire tremble of a sudden, and whimper, when there is no one near to see. The cake is iced. The wine decanted. The house gleams invitingly. But as Sterne prepares for Emerald Torrington's birthday supper, who are the pale strangers struggling silently up the drive?
A supernatural comedy and spellbinding thriller, "The Uninvited Guests" strips away the respectable layers of Edwardian society to reveal the dark secrets beneath.
"What a delicious read! Like something written by a wicked Jane Austen. Passing like a spring fever, here is a fairy tale that stays with you long after it is gone."
(Sarah Blake, author of "The Postmistress").