The Dance Tree, Kiran Millwood Hargrave ( paperback May 2023)
The gripping historical novel from Kiran Millwood Hargrave, Sunday Times bestselling author of The Mercies. The Dance Tree is the perfect book club read, as seen on BBC Two's Between the Covers.
Lisbet is pregnant, and frightened she will lose this child, too, when the arrival of a stranger upends her world, and promises to change her understanding of love forever.
Ida's life seems simple - she is married, her family fully formed - but a buried secret threatens to destroy her peaceful existence. Nethe has just returned from years in exile, punishment for a crime no one will name. As a mysterious dance plague takes hold of the city of Strasbourg, all three women become entangled in a web of deceit and clandestine passion that has them dancing to a dangerous tune.