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978-1789543858

Hokey Pokey

Hokey Pokey

by Kate Mascarenhas

Publisher Apollo

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A grand hotel, a famous opera star and a psychoanalyst with a hidden agenda. Kate Mascarenhas's third novel offers her readers a glamorous, thrilling ride through murder, madness and the darkest recesses of the mind.

February, 1929. The Regent Hotel in Birmingham is a place of deception and glamour. Behind its six-storeyed fa?ade, guests sip absinthe cocktails on velvet banquettes, while the hotel's red-jacketed staff scurry through its lavish corridors to ensure the finest service is always at hand.

In the early evening, a psychoanalyst checks in under a pseudonym: Nora Dickinson. Nora is young, diligent and ambitious. Though she doesn't see herself as a liar, she is travelling with an agenda. Having followed the famous opera singer, Berenice Oxbow, from Zurich to Birmingham, she's determined not to let her out of her sight.

But when a terrible snow storm isolates the hotel and its guests from the outside world, the lines between nightmare and reality begin to blur...

Praise for Kate Mascarenhas:
'Breathtakingly tender and wryly understated' New York Times
'Witty, inventive and unflashily wise about the human heart' Guardian

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About the Author

Kate Mascarenhas

Kate Mascarenhas writes fiction and studied English at Oxford and Applied Psychology at Derby. Her PhD, in literary studies and psychology, was completed at Worcester.

Since 2017 Kate has been a chartered psychologist. Previously she has been an advertising copywriter, bookbinder, and doll’s house maker. She lives in the English midlands with her partner.

In 2018 The Psychology of Time Travel was published in the UK by Head of Zeus and in the US by Crooked Lane. Kate’s next novel is The Thief on the Winged Horse (November 2020).

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