Sadie Jones, author of The Uninvited Guests, on tour January/February 2013

Posted By on December 17, 2012

The Uninvited Guests About The Uninvited Guests

• Paperback: 288 pages
• Publisher: Harper Perennial (January 8, 2013)

One late spring evening in 1912, in the kitchens at Sterne, preparations begin for an elegant supper party in honor of Emerald Torrington’s twentieth birthday. But only a few miles away, a dreadful accident propels a crowd of mysterious and not altogether savory survivors to seek shelter at the ramshackle manor—and the household is thrown into confusion and mischief.

Evening turns to stormy night, and a most unpleasant parlor game threatens to blow respectability to smithereens: Smudge Torrington, the wayward youngest daughter of the house, decides that this is the perfect moment for her Great Undertaking.

The Uninvited Guests is the bewitching new novel from the critically acclaimed Sadie Jones. The prizewinning author triumphs in this frightening yet delicious drama of dark surprises—where social codes are uprooted and desire daringly trumps propriety—and all is alight with Edwardian wit and opulence.

Sadie JonesAbout Sadie Jones

Sadie Jones is the author of the novels The Outcast, winner of the Costa First Novel Award in the United Kingdom and a finalist for the Orange Prize for Fiction and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction; and Small Wars, a tale of love, war, and honor, which was published to critical praise on both sides of the Atlantic. The Uninvited Guests is her third novel. Sadie Jones lives in London.

Sadie’s Tour Stops

Monday, January 21st: Conceptual Reception

Tuesday, January 22nd: Drey’s Library

Wednesday, January 23rd: Olduvai Reads

Monday, January 28th: nomadreader

Tuesday, January 29th: Bibliosue

Wednesday, January 30th: Excellent Library

Thursday, January 31st: 5 Minutes for Books

Monday, February 4th: Speaking of Books

Tuesday, February 5th: Giraffe Days

Thursday, February 7th: Oh! Paper Pages

Friday, February 8th: Peppermint PhD

Monday, February 11th: All Grown Up?

Friday, February 15th: Silver’s Reviews

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