Bitter Orange

Bitter Orange by Claire Fuller is a twisty page-turner. It’s set in 1969 at a battered country estate in the UK dripping with mold and strange noises. A trio of researchers ostensibly cataloging the inventory in the house spends the summer ostensibly working on this project. Frances, the narrator, is an emotionally stunted 39 years old entranced by the couple who live below her. She is introduced to a bewitching way of life that is totally new and leads in troublesome directions. Read on!