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Andrews, V. C. (Virginia C.)

Summary: Fern and her mother have always lived as servants in Wyndemere House, the mansion of the Davenport family. She developed a friendship with Dr. Davenport's son, Ryder, and enjoyed free range of the estate. When Dr. Davenport remarries, his new wife has very different ideas about a servant's place. Now Fern and her mother are subject to cruel punishments, harsh conditions, and aren't even allowed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC AND

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AND

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Andrews 2018

Howard, Abby

Summary: "In a gothic adventure at the end of the world, a ten-year-old girl and a motley crew of ghouls must stop an invading horde of monsters on a fateful Halloween night"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Iron Circus Comics 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 HOW

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

Andrews, V. C. (Virginia C.)

Summary: "Renowned for her singing across the English countryside, Emma is tired of performing only in pubs and at church services. She's determined to leave her misty hometown for the dazzling streets of New York City. She'll become a Broadway star, or die trying. Her father, stubborn and full of rage, disowns her on the spot. But with her heart set on a glittering future that she'll do anything to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC AND

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

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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROS

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROS

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: FIC GRI

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRI

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: M GRI

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: MYSTERY GRI

Ward, Catriona

Summary: "Winner of the Shirley Jackson Award for best novel and the August Derleth Prize for best horror novel, Catriona Ward's Little Eve is a heart-pounding literary gothic with a devastating twist. Eve and Dinah are everything to one another, together day and night. They are raised among the Children, a clan ruled by a mysterious figure they call Uncle. All they know is the gray Isle of Altnaharra,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nightfire 2022

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC WAR

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: FIC CAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CAR

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

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

Webb, Wendy (Wendy K.)

Summary: In the tourist town of Wharton, on the coast of Lake Superior, Tess Bell is renovating her old family home into a bed-and-breakfast during the icy dead of winter... As the house's restoration commences, a shuttered art studio is revealed. Inside are paintings Tess's late grandfather, beloved and celebrated artist Sebastian Bell, hid away for generations. But these appear to be the works of a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Union Publishing 2022

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC WEB

Alender, Katie

Summary: The other orphans say Margot is lucky. Lucky to survive the horrible accident that killed her family. Lucky to have her own room because she wakes up screaming every night. And finally, lucky to be chosen by a prestigious family to live at their remote country estate. But it wasn't luck that made the Suttons rescue Margot from her bleak existence at the group home. Margot was handpicked to be a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2020

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

Chance, Megan

Summary: The eve of destruction. After her mother's death, penniless May Kimble lives a lonely life until an aunt she didn't know existed summons her to San Francisco. There she's welcomed into the wealthy Sullivan family and their social circle. Initially overwhelmed by the opulence of her new life, May soon senses that dark mysteries lurk in the shadows of the Sullivan mansion. Her glamorous cousin...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Union Publishing 2021

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CHA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHA

Halls, Stacey

1 hold on 1 copy

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 Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAL

Ennes, Hiron

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "In an isolated chateau, as far north as north goes, the baron's doctor has died. The doctor's replacement has a mystery to solve: discovering how the Institute lost track of one of its many bodies. For hundreds of years the Interprovincial Medical Institute has grown by taking root in young minds and shaping them into doctors, replacing every human practitioner of medicine. The Institute is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tordotcom/Tom Doherty Associates 2022

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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

Webb, Wendy (Wendy K.)

Summary: After a devastating loss, Brynn Wilder escapes to Wharton, a tourist town on Lake Superior, to reset. Checking into a quaint boardinghouse for the summer, she hopes to put her life into perspective. In her fellow lodgers, she finds a friendly company of strangers. But in this inviting refuge, where a century of souls has passed, a mystery begins to swirl. Alice knows things about Brynn, about...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Web

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

Owen, Lauren

Summary: "As a teenager, Kate found a safe harbor from her parents' constant fighting in the company of the four Gonne sisters, who lived with their strict grandparents next to Small Angels, a church right on the edge of dense green woods. The first outsider to ever get close to the sisters, Kate eventually learned the family's secret: The woods are home to a capricious, menacing ghost whom generations...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2022

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Gailey, Sarah

Summary: "Just Like Home is a darkly gothic thriller from nationally bestselling author Sarah Gailey, perfect for fans of Netflix's The Haunting of Hill House as well as HBO's true crime masterpiece I'll Be Gone in the Dark. "Come home." Vera's mother called and Vera obeyed. In spite of their long estrangement, in spite of the memories - she's come back to the home of a serial killer. Back to face the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tor, a Tom Doherty Associates Book 2022

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Hawkins, Rachel

Summary: Meet Jane. Newly arrived to Birmingham, Alabama, Jane is a broke dog-walker in Thornfield Estates, a gated community full of McMansions, shiny SUVs, and bored housewives. The kind of place where no one will notice if Jane lifts the discarded tchotchkes and jewelry off the side tables of her well-heeled clients. Where no one will think to ask if Jane is her real name. But her luck changes when...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2021

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC HAW

Wynne, Phoebe

Summary: "A riveting, modern gothic debut with shades of The Secret History, The Stepford Wives, and a dash of Circe, set at a secretive all girls' boarding school perched on a craggy Scottish peninsula. For 150 years, high above rocky Scottish cliffs, Caldonbrae Hall has sat untouched, a beacon of excellence in an old ancestral castle. A boarding school for girls, it promises that the young women lucky...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2021

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WYN

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WYN

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WYN

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