The Burning Air: A Novel by Erin KellyThe Burning Air: A Novel by Erin Kelly

The Burning Air: A Novel

byErin Kelly

Paperback | June 30, 2015

Pricing and Purchase Info

$2.00 online 
$18.00 list price
Earn 10 plum® points

Out of stock online

Not available in stores

about

“Erin Kelly is a seriously good writer, and this gripping novel is her best yet.” —Sophie Hannah, author of Kind of Cruel

A stand-out author of deeply atmospheric psychological thrillers, Erin Kelly is on her way to joining the bestselling ranks of Kate Atkinson and Barbara Vine. Until now, the MacBride family has led a cozy life of upper-class privilege: good looks; tuition-free education at the prestigious private school where their father, Rowan, is headmaster; an altruistic righteousness inherited from their mother, magistrate Lydia. But when the MacBrides gather for the first time since Lydia’s passing at their restored barn in the secluded countryside, the family discovers a stranger in their midst: a stranger who is convinced that Lydia was a murderer—and who has been plotting a spectacular revenge that may shatter their world forever.
Erin Kelly is a freelance journalist and the acclaimed author of The Poison Tree and The Dark Rose. She lives with her family in North London.
He Said / She said
He Said / She said

by Erin Kelly

$21.64$24.99

In stock online

Available in stores

Hello, Universe
Hello, Universe

by Erin Entrada Kelly

$19.27$21.00

In stock online

Available in stores

The Land Of Forgotten Girls
The Land Of Forgotten Girls

by Erin Entrada Kelly

$18.43$21.00

In stock online

Available in stores

Shop this author
Title:The Burning Air: A NovelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 8 × 5.3 × 0.73 inPublished:June 30, 2015Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0143124528

ISBN - 13:9780143124528

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of The Burning Air: A Novel

Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Erin Kelly is a seriously good writer, and this gripping novel is her best yet. I really loved it—couldn't put it down!”—Sophie Hannah“The Burning Air is a clever, creepy exploration of the deceit hidden even within the most apparently loving of families and the very fine line between justice and revenge. Erin Kelly is brilliant at showing the relentlessness of obsession and the evil that can be done in the name of love.”—Elizabeth Haynes, author of Into the Darkest Corner“In a strong field, Kelly is among the strongest. Her formidable control of plot twist and character keep you gripped, unsure of the outcome, until the bitter end.”—Alex Marwood, author of The Wicked Girls“A classic dark thriller combining suspense with gorgeous, evocative prose. . . . With writing so seductive and multiple voices that are pitch-perfect for the characters she’s created, Kelly shows that she is a writer who doesn’t need to keep repeating herself to stay in the game. A book that will consume the reader as fully as the bonfire set by the novel’s characters.”—Kirkus“Tension-filled . . . skillfully drawn characters and masterful building of suspense, which reaches a literally searing climax."—Publishers Weekly