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  • Hodder & Stoughton

Show, Don't Tell

Susanna Quinn

7 Reviews

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Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Crime & mystery

What secret lies at the root of the family tree From the author of GLASS GEISHAS, this is a page-turning mystery set in the seductive world of burlesque . . .

Lili Allure, legendary burlesque artiste with her nineteen-inch waist and her porcelain skin, has left behind her East End childhood and her difficult mother. But when Viv dies, Lili is forced to revisit her past.

And not only her own: hunting for the mysterious yellow letters Viv has talked of, Lili uncovers a Victorian scandal that has cast a long shadow over her entire family.

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Praise for Show, Don't Tell

  • Praise for GLASS GEISHAS - :

  • A fascinating thriller that delves into the Japanese sex industry and into the murky world of hostess clubs - Daily Express

  • An involving read - Financial Times

  • Gripping. - Joanne Harris, author of Chocolat

  • Unputdownable. I was completely absorbed. Meticulously researched, GLASS GEISHAS is a real page turner that celebrates the triumph of the human spirit, friendship and love over adversity. - Julia Crouch, author of Cuckoo

  • 'This emotional and moving story from Susanna Quinn pulled at my heart . . . A gripping read which is beautifully written' ***** -

  • Susanna Quinn is a born storyteller - Erin Kelly, author of The Poison Tree

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Susanna Quinn

Susanna Quinn has worked as a journalist, ghost writer, book designer, hostess, club dancer and party masseuse. She lives in Brighton with her partner, baby daughter and many flocks of seagulls. Visit Susanna's website at

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