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What happens when you mix an Agatha Christie-esque mystery with a Groundhog Day loop, then add a dash of Quantum Leap?

The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

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How do you stop a murder that’s already happened?

The Hardcastle family is hosting a masquerade at their home, and their daughter Evelyn Hardcastle will die. She will die everyday until Aiden Bishop is able identify her killer and break the cycle.

But every time the day begins again, Aiden wakes up each day in a different body as one of the guests.

Aiden’s only escape is to solve Evelyn Hardcastle’s murder and conquer the shadows of an enemy he struggles to even comprehend. But nothing and no one are quite what they seem.

Deeply atmospheric and ingeniously plotted, The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle is a highly original debut that's an Agatha Christie mystery in a Groundhog Day Loop, with a bit of Quantum Leap to it. Perfect for fans of Kate Atkinson and Claire North.


© Charlotte Graham

Stuart Turton

STUART TURTON is the best-selling author of The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle and The Devil and the Dark Water. His books have won numerous awards, and been translated into thirty-seven languages, selling over a million copies.

Book Details

Publisher Sourcebooks
Genre Mysteries & Thrillers
Publication Date Sep 18 2018
ISBN 9781492657965


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