Growing up as the only child of strict, God-fearing parents, Lucilla has always felt her difference. But it is not till adulthood that she discovers the real reasons behind her adopted mother's often violent indifference. As for Harriet, she would have readily sent her longed for baby back if she could, having discovered she falls all too short of her expectations. And then there is Bethan, a young girl in 1940s Wales, whose only mistake is falling in love with the wrong man....
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Raped then murdered in Japanese-occupied Hong Kong, Lin Shui’s “Hungry Ghost” clings tenaciously to life. Just in time she finds a host off whom to feed. It is 12-year-old Alice Safford, the deeply troubled daughter of a leading figure in government. The parasitic ghost follows her to her home on The Peak. There, the lethal mix of the two, entangled in the Safford family’s web of secrets and lies, unleashes chaos. As successive tragedies engulf Alice, her ghostly entourage swells alarmingly.
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