The House at Riverton by Kate Morton: The House at Riverton by Kate Morton is all about the crime and the role of the law enforcement agencies to control the crimes in the city.The nature of the crimes is different in different events and and the behavior of the criminals is not such as can be anticipated.These people are very skilled and well planner. They are nor caught and traced easily. Someone has to be very diligent and vigilant to cope with the criminals’ activities.The House at Riverton by Kate Morton reveals the secret of the old woman.
it is not easy job but the most difficult and uphill task.The novel deals with the crimes and the criminals that are there to disrupt the peace and calm of the society.The suspense and thrill is kept till the last line of the novel and the readers would never lose their interest and concentration until the last line is reached and the climax is resolved.The House at Riverton by Kate Morton will take everyone by surprise.
The House at Riverton is the first novel by the Australian author Kate Morton, published in the United Kingdom by Pan Macmillan in June 2007. It was selected as a “Summer Read” by the Richard & Judy Book Club, and was featured on Channel 4’s Richard & Judy Show on Wednesday 18 July 2007. Subsequently, it was the 2007 winner of the Summer Read shortlist. It was also chosen for the First Look Book Club on Barnes & Noble before its release in the United States. An edition of the book was published by Allen & Unwind under the title of The Shifting Fog. It sold 63,218 copies in its first week of release in the United Kingdom.
Grace Bradley, a 98-year-old maid at Riverton Manor in the 1920s, has kept a horrible secret for a long time.A film is being developed about the legendary Riverton event in which poet Robbie Hunter shot himself.Grace chooses to record a tape for her grandson, Marcus, after being contacted by the director, Ursula, as the sole surviving person from that night.
The House at Riverton by Kate Morton
Grace is sent to work at Riverton as a young girl, and when the Riverton grand kids – David, Hannah, and Emmeline – come to stay, she immediately feels a connection with them, especially Hannah. Grace is eventually revealed to be the children’s half-sister. Grace remains silent, despite the fact that she feels Hannah is aware of the situation. David takes a school friend, Robbie Hunter, home for Christmas, and eleven-year-old Emmeline is smitten, while fifteen-year-old Hannah is less so.
Robbie tracks down Hannah nearly ten years later, after David is killed in WWI, to return a book she had given her brother.Hannah is unhappy in her marriage to an older businessman in London, and Robbie gives her a glimpse of the life she desires.They fall in love and start a relationship. Emmeline, who has matured into a lovely woman and one of the Bright Young People, prefers London society and frequently stays with Hannah, giving Robbie and Hannah the reason they need to see one other, as Robbie ostensibly calls on Emmeline while secretly passing messages to Hannah with locations and times to meet. Robbie is suffering from shell shock as a result of the war and want to flee with Hannah and start a new life together.
The House at Riverton by Kate Morton
She helps them organize their departure to placate him, but she doesn’t believe they’ll be able to elope, and she’s even more sure when her husband announces his plans to return to Riverton. Hannah and her husband are planning a lavish midsummer banquet to commemorate Riverton’s rebirth. Grace goes to her room during the party and discovers two letters from Hannah. Hannah incorrectly believes Grace can read shorthand when she receives one addressed to her.
Grace reads Hannah’s second letter to Emmeline, a suicide note stating that by the time the letter is read, Hannah will have drowned in the lake. Grace goes to Emmeline’s aid and transports her to the lake. Grace goes to Emmeline’s aid and transports her to the lake.
They track down Hannah, who dismisses the situation as a game when questioned.
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Robbie appears from the newly built summerhouse, carrying a suitcase, just as Grace and Emmeline are preparing to return to the house. Emmeline believes he has come to visit her until it is revealed that he and Hannah have fallen in love and are fleeing together. Emmeline, enraged by her envy, pulls out a firearm and threatens to harm herself. As fireworks go out all around them, Robbie is transported back to his time in the trenches, and he orders Hannah to shoot Emmeline before she disrupts their plans. Hannah shoots Robbie to save her sister as Emmeline and Robbie rush at her.
When Emmeline hears footsteps approaching, she takes command, instructing Grace to take Hannah‘s belongings up to the home and announcing that Robbie has shot himself. Emmeline returns to London after the police find no suspicious circumstances, and she continues to live the high life until she is murdered in a vehicle accident. Hannah, who has become despondent and withdrawn, informs Grace that she knows Grace can’t read shorthand for reasons Grace doesn’t understand at the time.
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Hannah becomes pregnant despite her husband’s past inability to conceive, and dies after the birth due to complications. Florence, who has Robbie’s eyes, is sent to live with Hannah’s aunt in America, establishing her parentage. Grace discovers from the shorthand letter that Hannah and Robbie were planned to flee away together, necessitating Hannah’s false death, therefore the suicide note Grace was supposed to deliver over to Emmeline after the party.
Hannah intended to write Emmeline once she had found a suitable location. Grace is able to die in peace after carrying this guilt her entire life and finally giving the truth to her grandson via the videKate.
Morton is the author of six novels, all of which have been New York Times bestsellers, Sunday Times bestsellers, and #1 bestsellers around the world. Her first novel, The House at Riverton, was one of the most successful UK debuts of all time. Kate’s books are published in 42 countries, in 34 languages.
About the Writer:
KATE MORTON is a New York Times bestselling novelist who has won numerous awards. Her six novels, The House at Riverton (The Shifting Fog), The Forgotten Garden, The Distant Hours, The Secret Keeper, The Lake House, and The Clockmaker’s Daughter, have all been number one bestsellers in over 40 countries and 34 languages. Kate Morton was born in South Australia, grew up in the southeast Queensland mountains, and now splits her time between London and Australia with her family. She has degrees in dramatic art and English literature, and her ambitions to join the Royal Shakespeare Company were dashed when she learned she preferred words to acting. When Kate goes to the theater, she still gets a sense of longing.
List of books by the Author
- The Distant Hours by Kate Morton
- The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton
- The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton
- Foreign Agent by Brad Thor
- Black List by Brad Thor
- Publisher : Washington Square Press; Reprint edition (March 3, 2009)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 473 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1416550534
- ISBN-13 : 978-1416550532
- Item Weight : 14.9 ounces
- Dimensions : 5.31 x 1.4 x 8.25 inches
- Best Sellers Rank: #55,346 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
- Customer Reviews: 4.3 out of 5 stars 2,627 ratings