Thrown together in the aftermath of the London bombings of 2005, Jake and Bella embark on a passionate and intense romance. Soon Bella is living with Jake in his house on Fever Street, along with his sardonic brother Carl and Carl’s girlfriend, the beautiful but chilly Veronica.
As Bella tries to come to terms with her traumatic experience, her relationship with Jake also becomes a source of unease. Why do the housemates never go into the garden? Why does Jake have such bad dreams and such explosive outbursts of temper?
Bella is determined to understand the man she loves but as she uncovers long-buried secrets, is she putting herself back into mortal danger?
The House on Fever Street is the first psychological thriller from Celina Grace – a chilling study of the violent impulses which lurk beneath the surface of everyday life.
Shortlisted for the 2006 Crime Writers’ Association Debut Dagger Award.
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