Eva Moves the Furniture
- September 2001
- Originally published by Henry Holt & Co. Paperback edition published by Picador.
- Also available as an eBook from iTunes.
On the night of Eva McEwen's birth in a small Scottish town her mother dies, leaving her to grow up lonely but never quite alone. For two mysterious presences haunt her: a woman and a girl whom no one else can see. Sometimes they help and guide her, even save her from disaster, but they also frustrate her plans for life and love; and as she grows older their intentions become increasingly unclear. Do they wish to protect or harm her?... But Eva Moves the Furniture is not a ghost story in the conventional sense.
"Every novel of Margot Livesey's is, for her readers, a joyous discovery. Her work radiates with compassion and intelligence and always, deliciously, mystery." — Alice Sebold
"A quirky and enchanting novel about the thin curtain that separates our world from the next." — Alice Hoffman