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Hughes, Kathryn

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Summary: 1956. It's Ellen Crosby's first day as a student nurse at Ambergate County Lunatic Asylum. When she meets a young woman committed by her father, and a pioneering physician keen to try out the various 'cures' for mental illness, little does Ellen know that a choice she will make is to change all their lives for ever ... 2006. Sarah is drawn to the abandoned Ambergate Asylum. Whilst exploring the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Headline review, an imprint of Headline Publishing Group 2018

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Moxon, A. R.

Summary: "A postmodern epic of a modern day street preacher who risks everything to help a prophet flee a figure who may be God. THE REVISIONARIES is a maximalist work of fiction, where the social novel meets comic book antics. At its heart is the leader of a ragtag parish located in a gangland corner of a city that may or may not be Knoxville, TN; a sadistic scion to a Blue Ridge family dynasty, a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House 2019

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Lehane, Dennis.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Morrow 2003

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Erickson, J.R.

Summary: The sprawling Kerry Manor has stood abandoned for nearly a century. But that hasn’t kept the darkness at bay. Stories about the cursed house trickle out. Violent deaths, strange sightings, and always the chilling sound of a little girl’s song permeates the murky halls. Today, Kerry Manor is restored to its original grandeur. Corrie and Sammy Flynn, and their daughter Isis, move into the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Independently published 0000

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Lehane, Dennis.

Summary: U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels and his partner, Chuck Aule, come to Shutter Island's Ashcliffe Hospital in search of an escaped mental patient, but uncover true wickedness as Ashcliffe's mysterious patient treatments propel them to the brink of insanity.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper luxe 2003

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Erickson, J.R.

Summary: The dead have stories to tell. Are you listening? On a sunny August morning, in 1935, thirteen-year-old Sophia Gray finds her friend, Rosemary wandering in the woods. Rosemary’s yellow dress is tattered and stained, she walks with a strange lurch, and her eyes are vacant and glassy. She beckons to Sophia, desperate to show her something, and Sophia follows. In an abandoned cabin, beneath a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Independently published 2018

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Hepinstall, Kathy.

Summary: Arrested and declared insane for seeking justice for her plantation owner husband's slaves at the height of the Civil War, Iris Dunleavy endures a lengthy institutional "rehabilitation" under the eye of a pompous superintendent.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012

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Robuck, Erika.

Summary: Fighting to forge an identity independent of her famous husband, Zelda Fitzgerald, committed to a Baltimore psychiatric hospital in 1932, finds a friend in nurse Anne Howard, who, drawn into the Fitzgeralds' tumultuous lives, questions who the true genius is.

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Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2013

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Lehane, Dennis.

Summary: As a hurricane inches closer to Shutter Island, home of the infamous Ashecliffe Hospital for the Criminally Insane, sadistic murderer Rachel Solando has escaped from her cell. Consequently, U.S. Marshals Teddy Daniels and Chuck Aule are tasked to investigate and apprehend the fugitive.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperAudio 2009

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Baldacci, David.

Summary: Sean King and Michelle Maxwell are called to investigate when they receive a call from Sean's old friend, the lawyer of serial killer Edgar Roy. But when they attempt to meet with the lawyer, they find a murdered body. Now the duo must discover who killed the lawyer and if Roy is really guilty of the brutal crimes he is alleged to have committed.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2011

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Baldacci, David.

Summary: After alleged serial killer Edgar Roy is apprehended and locked away in a psychiatric unit, private investigators Sean King and Michelle Maxwell are called in by Roy's lawyer--an old friend of Sean King--to look into the case. But en route to their first meeting with the lawyer, King and Maxwell discover his dead body.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub. 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Baldacci 2011

Dick, Philip K.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage 2002

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Lehrer, James.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2004

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Kesey, Ken.

Summary: A criminal feigns insanity and is admitted to a mental hospital where he challenges the autocratic authority of the head nurse.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2012

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Kesey, Ken.

Summary: A mordant, wickedly subversive parable set in a mental ward, the novel chronicles the head-on collision between its hell-raising, life-affirming hero Randle Patrick McMurphy and the totalitarian rule of Big Nurse. McMurphy swaggers into the mental ward like a blast of fresh air and turns the place upside down, starting a gambling operation, smuggling in wine and women, and egging on the other...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2008

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Sowle, Jennifer J.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Arbutus Press 2010

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Samson, Lisa

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Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Faith 2003

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Turrill, David A.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bonneville Books 2001

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Kesey, Ken.

Summary: McMurphy, a criminal who feigns insanity, is admitted to a mental hospital where he challenges the autocratic authority of the head nurse.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1962

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Allan, Nina

Summary: "Stitch by perfect stitch, Andrew Garvie makes exquisite dolls in the finest antique style. Like him, they are diminutive, but graceful, unique and with surprising depths. Perhaps that's why he answers the enigmatic personal ad in his collector's magazine. Letter by letter, Bramber Winters reveals more of her strange, sheltered life in an institution on Bodmin Moor, and the terrible events that...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2019

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Macallister, Greer

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Summary: Going undercover to rescue her wrongly committed sister from a notorious asylum, Charlotte uncovers a dangerous secret about the institution and why their fellow inmates were put away.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark 2019

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Ludlum, Robert

Summary: Imprisoned and drugged in a restricted island psychiatric facility for government intelligence employees, former Consular Operations agent Hal Ambler manages a daring escape and sets out to discover why he was placed there.

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2005

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Collins, Wilkie

Summary: This riveting tale of mistaken identities, surprise revelations, locked rooms, and an unorthodox villain has enthralled readers since first published more than 140 years ago.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Classics 2009

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Dudman, Clare.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2005

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