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Perry, Sarah

Summary: "It has been years since Helen Franklin left England. In Prague, working as a translator, she has found a home of sorts--or, at least, refuge. That changes when her friend Karel discovers a mysterious letter in the library, a strange confession and a curious warning that speaks of Melmoth the Witness, a dark legend found in obscure fairy tales and antique village lore. As such superstition has...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Custom House 2018

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PER

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Perry 2018

Andrews, V. C. (Virginia C.)

Summary: Fern and her mother live as servants in Wyndemere House, the old gothic mansion of the Davenport family. And her friendship with Dr. Davenport's son Ryder was never a problem... until they came of age. An intimate encounter following the high school prom brings the pair near-tragic consequences. But the real threat to their happiness is something no one can control: the past, and the truths...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster 2018

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AND

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Andrews 2018

Rose, M. J.

Summary: "In this riveting and richly drawn novel from "one of the master storytellers of historical fiction" (New York Times bestselling author Beatriz Williams), a talented young artist flees New York for Paris after one of her scandalous drawings reveals a dark secret--and triggers a terrible tragedy. In the wake of a dark and brutal World War, the glitz and glamour of 1925 Manhattan shine like a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Inc. 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROS

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROS

Perry, Sarah

Summary: When Cora Seaborne's brilliant, domineering husband dies, she steps into her new life as a widow with as much relief as sadness: her marriage was not a happy one. Wed at nineteen, this woman of exceptional intelligence and curiosity was ill-suited for the role of society wife. Seeking refuge in fresh air and open space in the wake of the funeral, Cora leaves London for a visit to coastal Essex,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC PER

Tanzer, Molly

Summary: "A Victorian urban fantasy featuring duelists, demons, and the dark arts, inspired by The Picture of Dorian Gray. Victorian London is a place of fluid social roles, vibrant arts culture, fin-de-siecle wonders. and dangerous underground diabolic cults. Fencer Evadne Gray cares for none of the former and knows nothing of the latter when she's sent to London to chaperone her younger sister,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mariner Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAN

Card, Maisy

Summary: "Centers on Abel and Vera Paisley, a working-class Jamaican couple striving to build a better life for their children. Abel travels to London in the early 1960s in search of fortune. Instead, he sees an opportunity to escape the drudgery of his life by faking his death and assuming a new identity. Vera, now a widow, is racked with guilt over her husband's "death" and takes out her grief on her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Card 2020

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Griffiths, Elly

Summary: Clare Cassidy is no stranger to murder. A high school English teacher specializing in the Gothic writer R. M. Holland, she teaches a course on it every year. But when one of Clare's colleagues and closest friends is found dead, with a line from R. M. Holland's most famous story, "The Stranger," left by her body, Clare is horrified to see her life collide with the storylines of her favorite...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M GRI

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: MYSTERY GRI

Ward, Catriona

Summary: At the turn of England's century, as the wind whistles in the lonely halls of Rawblood, young Iris Villarca is the last of her family's line. They are haunted, through the generations, by "her," a curse passed down through ancient blood that marks each Villarca for certain heartbreak. Iris forsakes her promise to her father, to remain alone, safe from the world. She dares to fall in love, and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC WAR

Halls, Stacey

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "Two women, bound by a child, and a secret that will change everything. London, 1754. Six years after leaving her illegitimate newborn at the Foundling Hospital, Bess Bright returns to reclaim the daughter she has never known. Dreading the worst, that she has died in care, she is astonished to discover someone pretending to be Bess has already claimed her. Her life is turned upside down as she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mira/Harlequin Books 2020

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Perec, Georges

Summary: "As his country is torn apart by social and political anarchy, A Void's protagonist, Anton Vowl, a chronic insomniac, is unaccountably found missing. Ransacking his Paris flat, a group of his faithful companions trawl through his diary for any indication, for any faint hint, as to his location. All that it brings to light, though, is Vowl's liking (uncannily similar to his author's) for parody,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvill 1994

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PER

Wiseman, Ellen Marie

Summary: 1931. Lilly Blackwood isn't allowed to explore the meadows around Blackwood Manor. Momma insists it's for Lilly's own protection, that people would be afraid if they saw her. But on this unforgettable night, Lilly is taken outside for the first time-- and sold to the circus sideshow. More than two decades later, Julia Blackwood has inherited her parents' estate and horse farm, an unhappy place...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC WIS

Rice, Anne

Summary: "The novel opens with the Vampire world in crisis ... vampires have been proliferating out of control; burnings have commenced all over the world, huge massacres similar to those carried out by Akasha in The Queen of the Damned ... Old vampires, roused from slumber in the earth are doing the bidding of a Voice commanding that they indiscriminately burn vampire-mavericks in cities from Paris and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC RIC

Du Maurier, Daphne

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: A young bride is brought by her new husband to his manor house in England. There she finds that the memory of her husband's first wife haunts her, and she tries to discover the secret of that mysterious woman's death

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday & Company 1938

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Rose, M. J.

Summary: "As World War I rages and the Romanov dynasty reaches its sudden, brutal end, a young jewelry maker discovers love, passion, and her own healing powers in this rich and romantic ghost story set in Paris"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC ROS

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Rose 2016

McDermid, Val.

Summary: A modern retelling of Jane Austen's classic novel finds bookish minister's daughter Cat Morland joining her well-to-do friends in Edinburgh and falling for an up-and-coming lawyer who may harbor unsettling secrets.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MCD

Kittredge, Caitlin

Summary: Myra Bloodgood was a confusing mix of protective and abusive, a manipulative personality who never told the truth about Ivy's father was, or why they were living their lives on the run. After her death, Ivy is sent to Darkhaven, an island off the New England coast, to live with a rich uncle she didn't know existed. Forced to reckon with her mother's past, and long-held family secrets, she wakes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC KIT

Downes, Anna

4 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "Emily Proudman's life is in chaos. She's just lost her acting agent and her job in one miserable day. Scott Denny has a problem. Even though he's a successful CEO, neither his business acumen nor vast wealth can come close to fixing it. He's at a breaking point. Until he meets Emily. Emily is friendly and agreeable. Emily is desperate. Emily is perfect. Scott offers Emily what seems the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2020

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Tanzer, Molly.

Summary: Victorian London is a place of fluid social roles, vibrant arts culture, fin-de-siecle wonders, and dangerous underground diabolic cults. Fencer Evadne Gray cares for none of the former and knows nothing of the latter when she's sent to London to chaperone her younger sister, aspiring art critic Dorina. Unfortunately for Evadne, she soon learns too much about all of it when Dorina meets their...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC TAN

Wright, Jaime Jo

Summary: Left at an orphanage as a child, Thea Reed vowed to find her mother someday. Now grown, her search takes her to turn-of-the-century Pleasant Valley, Wisconsin. When the clues she finds lead her to a mental asylum, Thea uses her experience as a postmortem photographer to gain access and assist groundskeeper Simeon Coyle in photographing the patients and uncovering the secrets within. However,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House Publishers, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WRI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Wright 2019

Webb, Wendy (Wendy K.)

Summary: When the bodies of a murdered woman and infant wash into the shallows of Lake Superior, Kate Granger, who has seen this woman in her dreams, sets out to unravel a centuries-old mystery that, when the truth is revealed, finally rights the wrongs of the past.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Union Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION WEB

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Webb 2018

Andrews, V. C. (Virginia C.)

Summary: A servant's daughter and a doctor's son who were raised in the same household develop a romantic relationship that is threatened by the doctor's new wife. "Ever since Fern could remember, she and her mother have lived as servants in Wyndemere House, the old gothic mansion of the Davenport family. She may have been a servant, but Fern developed a sweet friendship with Dr. Davenport's son, Ryder,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2018

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AND

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Andrews 2018

Hunt, Samantha.

Summary: "A contemporary gothic from an author in the company of Kelly Link and Aimee Bender, Mr. Splitfoot tracks two women in two times as they march toward a mysterious reckoning. Ruth and Nat are orphans, packed into a house full of abandoned children run by a religious fanatic. To entertain their siblings, they channel the dead. Decades later, Ruth's niece, Cora, finds herself accidentally...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HUN

Smollett, T. (Tobias)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Georgia Press 1988

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1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: NEL RM FIC SMO

Lepore, Jacqueline.

Summary: Twenty-five-year old Victorian widow Emma Andrews discovers that she is destined to hunt vampires.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEP

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