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  • Location: Cornwall

Black Thorn

Black Thorn

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2023: Blackthorn Ashes is a new housing development in Cornwall….

  • ISBN: B0BPSZ2M19
  • Genre: Crime

What you need to know before your trail

Blackthorn Ashes was meant to be their forever home. For the first six families moving into the exclusive new housing development, it was a chance to live a peaceful life on the cliffs overlooking the Cornish sea, safe in the knowledge that it had been created just for them.

But six weeks later, paradise is lost. Six people are dead. And Blackthorn Ashes is left abandoned and unfinished, its dark shadows hiding all manner of secrets.

One of its surviving residents, Agnes Gale, is determined to find out the truth about what happened. Even if that truth is deadlier than she could have ever believed possible . . .

Travel Guide

Cornwall and Blackthorn Ashes

This location is perfect for a crime writer as it seems as if it’s the end of the world.

Blackthorn Ashes ia fictional housing complex –  eighteen houses (when the others are finished) perched on a cliff overlooking the sea. There’s Hawthorne, Redthorn, then Maythorn and of course BlackThorn.

Sarah explains that her nearest geographical reference for the location of Blackthorn Ashes was the Crown Engine Houses at Botallack Mine.

Not all is well. One resident has moved out – incidentally there is a caravan park of the same name in  Cornwall, so you never know….

BookTrail Boarding Pass: Black Thorn

Destination/location: Cornwall Author/guide: Sarah Hilary Departure Time: 2023

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