It's Christmas time, and as a little pressie for those interested, I'm posting a link to the prologue and opening chapter of The Miniaturist. A strange woman watches a funeral in the Old Church and our heroine, Nella Oortman, turns up to her new, mysterious home...
Just click this link: http://extracts.panmacmillan.com/extract?isbn=9781447250913
Happy Reading! (Apparently it is 14 mins reading time. Who can tell? Don't rush!)