The chateau : a novel / Jaclyn Goldis.
Welcome to Provence, where the Lady of the Chateau, Séraphine Demargelasse, has opened its elegant doors to her granddaughter Darcy and three friends. Twenty years earlier, the four girlfriends studied abroad together in France and visited the old woman on the weekends, creating the group's deep bond. Amid winery tours, market visits, and fancy dinners, it becomes clear that each woman has a hidden reason for accepting the invitation. When Séraphine is found brutally murdered and sinister Instagram account pops up, it exposes snapshots from the friends' intimate moments. The chateau and its inhabitants have many secrets-- several worth killing for. - adapted from jacket
- ISBN: 9781668013014 (hardback)
- ISBN: 1668013010 (hardback)
- Physical Description: 325 pages ; 24 cm
- Edition: First Emily Bestler Books/Atria Books hardcover edition.
- Publisher: New York : Emily Bestler Books/Atria, 2023.
- Copyright: ©2023
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- Baker & Taylor
Invited to Provence to visit the Lady of the Chateau, SÃ©raphine Demargelasse, Darcy, SÃ©raphineâs granddaughter, and her three friends, returning the estate after 20 years, are plunged into a nightmare when SÃ©raphine is brutally murdered and they are stalked by a faceless killer who pits them against each other.
- Baker & Taylor
"A girls trip to a luxurious French chateau turns from dream vacation to nightmare"--
- Simon and Schuster
A dream girls trip to a luxurious French chateau devolves into a deadly nightmare of secrets and lies in this âtwisty, well-paced murder mystery that never fully lets goâ (Sarah Penner, New York Times bestselling author).
Welcome to picturesque Provence, where the Lady of the Chateau, SÃ©raphine Demargelasse, has opened its elegant doors to her granddaughter Darcy and her three friends. Twenty years earlier, the four girlfriends studied abroad together in France and visited the old woman on the weekends, creating the groupâs deep bond. But why this sudden invitation?
Amid winery tours, market visits, and fancy dinners overlooking olive groves and lavender fields, it becomes clear that each woman has a hidden reason for returning to the estate after all these years. Then, following a wild eveningâs celebration, SÃ©raphine is found brutally murdered.
In the midst of this shocking crime, a sinister Instagram account pops up, exposing snapshots from the friendsâ intimate moments at the chateau, while threatening to reveal more.
As they race to uncover who murdered SÃ©raphineâand is now stalking themâthe friends begin to suspect each other. Because the chateau houses many secretsâ¦several worth killing for in this âmesmerizing story of betrayal and revengeâ (Megan Collins, author of The Family Plot).