The Cornish House

The Cornish House

Title:The Cornish House
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781409142744
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:360 pages

When Maddie inherits a house in Cornwall shortly after the death of her husband, she hopes it will mean a fresh start. Maddie is enchanted by it and is keen to learn as much as she can about its past. As she discovers stories of generations of women ...


    The Cornish House Reviews

  • Julie Cohen

    I'll confess myself slightly biased as Liz is a good friend of mine, and I read part of this book in manuscript form before it was published.But then again, I'm not biased. I don't like books just bec...

  • Diane Lynn

    I really thought I would like this one. There's an old house in Cornwall, near Frenchman's Creek, that dates to the 1500's. Maddie has inherited it. After the death of her husband she and her stepdaug...

  • Dale Harcombe

    After the death of her husband artist, Maddie inherits a house in Cornwall. Oh that we should all have a relative who will leave us such a house in such a picturesque setting! Maddie hopes it will bri...

  • Jules

    I read this in 2013. I actually bought it based on its cover, tut tut. I absolutely love the cover, as it reminds me of the back of our very own Cornish house (that we bought and moved into in 2011). ...

  • Natasa

    The false way it leads the reader on over a trauma in the heroine’s past, did not ring true to me. Nor did her deep mourning for her deceased husband harmonize with her flirtatious behavior. The mid...

  • Shaz Goodwin

    The reader first meets Maddie and step-daughter Hannah when they’re almost at the end of their journey to reach Trevenen. They’ve been on the road from London since 2pm and have now been travellin...

  • Rosanne Hawke

    The Cornish House is a nice story set in Cornwall with all the necessary Cornish elements of an old house with secrets, a ghost, seascapes, wind, little village where no secrets can be kept gorgeous d...

  • Sarah

    This review can be found at sarahsvignettes.wordpress.comI am writing this review having only finished The Cornish House about 15 minutes ago. It is very rare for me to do so as usually I need some ti...

  • The Incredible Pipster

    Hot off the heels from finishing The Cornish Affair, (which I loved) I jumped straight into The Cornish House. A little research told me that this was the correct chronological order for Liz Fenwick's...

  • Talli Roland

    Liz Fenwick's debut novel grabbed my attention from the opening paragraph and kept me turning the pages all the way through. From stroppy teen Hannah to the grieving Maddie, Fenwick created a cast of ...