Echo Hall

Three generations of women experience love, loss and conflict in times of war.

Echo Hall  is the tale of three different women, against the backdrop of three different wars. It follows the fortunes of women who became involved with the Flint family, the owners of Echo Hall.

Although Elsie, Ruth and Rachel's stories are set in different time periods, the reverberations of a family conflict dating back to 1911 are felt in each.

Echo Hall is a novel about the past, but it is also very much a novel of the now. Does history always have to repeat itself, or can we find another way?

About the author

Virginia Moffatt began taking writing seriously in 2004 when she first had the idea for Echo Hall. In 2009, she set up her popular blog, 'A Room of My Own' where she publishes flash fiction and short essays.

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Why We Like It

  • An intelligently layered story, with many interwoven strands 
  • A myriad of rich historical settings
  • This novel is packed with suspense and intrigue

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About the author

Virginia Moffatt was born in London, one of eight children, several of whom are writers. Her eldest brother has written a theology book, one sister is a poet, a second, a translator and her twin is a successful author.

Virginia has always been a writer, but only began to take it seriously in 2004, when she first had the idea for Echo Hall. In 2009 she set up her blog, ‘A Room of My Own' where she publishes flash fiction, short essays, and reflections about writing and reading.

After working in social care for thirty years, she left local government to work for the Christian thinktank Ekklesia in 2014.

Virginia is married to Chris Cole, Director of Drone Wars UK. They have three children and they live in Oxford.

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