(From the publisher):
After finding Gwendolen, a long-lost relative, David and Joelle invite her into their family with a barbeque. Gwendolen makes special cakes from an old, secret recipe. Before long, the guests are revealing all their hidden secrets and fears. As death and destruction follow in Gwendolen's wake, David must confront the mysterious woman and learn what has been lost.
Original title: The Long Lost
Genre: Fiction→ Horror→ Dark Fantasy
- Awarded the 1994 British Fantasy Award for Best Novel