House of Many Shadows


Author: Barbara Michaels
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 150984838X
Category: Fiction
Page: N.A
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When a car crash leaves Meg Rittenhouse suffering from strange hallucinations, an invitation to recuperate at her elderly relative’s crumbling mansion in the Pennsylvania hills seems like the answer to her prayers. But she couldn’t be more wrong . . . There, in a remote old house miles from anywhere, the terrible sights and sounds become even worse. Suddenly eerie black shapes dance in the shadows—mocking Meg, haunting her . . . threatening her. And the presence of kind, considerate Andy Brenner, the caretaker, both reassures her and terrifies her—because Andy also sees these dark spectres . . . Ghosts, intrigue and a murder long ago sit at the heart of this gripping gothic romance by New York Times bestseller Barbara Michaels.

Great Women Mystery Writers


Author: Elizabeth Blakesley Lindsay
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313334283
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 335
View: 1990

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Surveys the lives and works of some 90 contemporary women mystery writers, who are among the most popular authors read today.

Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature


Author: R. Reginald,Douglas Menville,Mary A. Burgess
Publisher: Wildside Press LLC
ISBN: 0941028763
Category: Reference
Page: 800
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Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature, A Checklist, 1700-1974, Volume one of Two, contains an Author Index, Title Index, Series Index, Awards Index, and the Ace and Belmont Doubles Index.

House of Shadows

A Brother Athelstan Medieval Mystery 10
Author: Paul Doherty
Publisher: Severn House Publishers Ltd
ISBN: 1448300428
Category: Fiction
Page: 416
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In the late autumn of 1380, Brother Athelstan is busy enough. He and his parish council are preparing for the annual Christmas mystery play when a series of brutal murders occur at a Southwark tavern. Two young whores are found slain but their deaths are only the beginning of a series of gruesome killings which occur around the parish of St Erconwald’s. A whole host of mysterious characters assemble to this pageant of murder: the Misericord, master thief and cunning man; the Judas man, a bounty hunter who tracks down outlaws and wolfheads; and finally the Knights of the Golden Falcon who assemble to celebrate their annual reunion. Brother Athelstan and Sir John Cranstone have to resolve not only these grisly deaths but also their source – the Great Robbery of the Lombard treasure which occurred in Southwark some twenty years earlier...

House of Small Shadows


Author: Adam Nevill
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 023077069X
Category: Fiction
Page: 384
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House of Small Shadows is the disturbing novel about a modern phobia from award-winning author Adam Nevill. The Red House: home to the damaged genius of the late M. H. Mason, master taxidermist and puppeteer, where he lived and created some of his most disturbing works. The building and its treasure trove of antiques is long forgotten, but the time has come for his creations to rise from the darkness. Catherine Howard can't believe her luck when she's invited to value the contents of the house. When she first sees the elaborate displays of posed, costumed and preserved animals and macabre puppets, she's both thrilled and terrified. It's an opportunity to die for. But the Red House has secrets, secrets as dreadful and dark as those from Catherine's own past. At night the building comes alive with noises and movements: footsteps, and the fleeting glimpses of small shadows on the stairs. And soon the barriers between reality, sanity and nightmare begin to collapse . . .

The Walker in the Shadows


Author: Barbara Michaels
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1509848401
Category: Fiction
Page: N.A
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The house next door to Pat Robbins—eerily identical to the home she shares with her teenaged son, Mark—has been empty for years. And it’s not surprising, as there’s a feeling of darkness radiating from the house that seems to scare everyone away. But now new tenants are moving in: friendly Josef and his lovely daughter, Kathy, who has stolen Mark's heart on first glance. But something is not right—something old and secret is lurking in the shadows, something that fresh paint and new furnishings cannot mask or exorcise. There is evil alive in the heart of the house next door—and it means to feed on the fears of two families . . . Ghosts, a mysterious diary and a harrowing of a family split by the American Civil War sit at the heart of this haunting gothic romance by New York Times bestseller Barbara Michaels.

House of Shadows


Author: The Medieval Murderers
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1847394876
Category: Fiction
Page: 400
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Bermondsey Priory, 1114. A young chaplain succumbs to the temptations of the flesh - and suffers a gruesome punishment. From that moment, the monastery is cursed, and over the next 500 years, murder and treachery abound within its hallowed walls. A beautiful young bride found dead two days before her wedding. A ghostly figure that warns of impending doom. A daring plot to depose King Edward II. Mad monks and errant priests . . . even the poet Chaucer finds himself drawn into the dark deeds and violent death which pervade this unhappy place.

The Shadow Portrait (House of Winslow Book #21)


Author: Gilbert Morris
Publisher: Baker Books
ISBN: 1441270469
Category: Fiction
Page: 320
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The Big City Offers the Winslows New Life, but Will They Be Overcome by Its Lures?When two young Winslow cousins arrive in New York, they both seek to make their way to success. Peter Winslow throws himself into the world of car racing. But he is soon torn between Jolie Devorak, the woman who loves him, and Avis Warwick, a beautiful, wealthy woman who pressures him to join the fast set of high society. When Avis convinces Peter to let her ride in the Jolie Blonde during the race, Jolie battles with anger and jealousy. Peter goes against his partner's advice and assures everyone not to worry.Phil Winslow has come from Montana to pursue his dream at the art institute. He soon meets a young invalid woman who shares his gift of art but lives as a recluse. Phil determines to help free Cara Lanier from her father's obsessive control and bring her into the real world, but he discovers firsthand what a formidable foe Oliver Lanier can be.When an unexpected turn of events confronts them all, each is faced with a difficult choice to make. Will wealth and power, jealousy and anger defeat them, or will they learn the secret of genuine love?

Shadow House

Interpretations of Northwest Coast Art
Author: Jonathan Meuli
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134434650
Category: Art
Page: 394
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First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Shadow of the Moon


Author: M M Kaye
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 024196797X
Category: Fiction
Page: 624
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M. M. Kaye, author of The Far Pavilions, sweeps her readers back to the vast, glittering, sunbaked continent of India. Shadow of the Moon is the story of Winter de Ballesteros, a beautiful English heiress who has come to India to be married. It is also the tale of Captain Alex Randall, her escort and protector, who knows that Winter's husband to be has become a debauched wreck of a man. When India bursts into flaming hatreds and bitter bloodshed during the dark days of the Mutiny, Alex and Winter are thrown unwillingly together in the brutal and urgent struggle for survival.

The House of Dark Shadows


Author: Digger Cartwright
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1465399941
Category: Fiction
Page: 436
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Alex Rommel, a debonair Charleston playboy, is skeptical about online dating. When he encounters an old college buddy by chance, he learns his friend has found love over the internet. Tormented by demons from his past, a contentious land deal, the memories of the woman he loved, and his sexually insatiable secretary, Alex wades into the shadowy world of internet dating only to fi nd the woman of his dreams a French freelance journalist, Hope. Just when he thinks he has found true happiness, Alex's relationship takes a mysterious turn, and he fi nds himself immersed in Hope's world one plagued by a nagging mother, lies, and drama. As pressures mount in the relationship and in his business dealings, Alex, torn between love and reality, fi nds himself questioning Hope's motivations. As the sinister web of deceit and danger slowly begins to envelop him, Alex frantically searches for the truth. Not knowing who to trust or believe and with time running out, Alex must summon the courage to face the truth before the doors close and he is locked in the house of dark shadows forever.

In the Shadows of the Kremlin and the White House

Africa's Media Image from Communism to Post-communism
Author: Charles Quist-Adade
Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 9780761819134
Category: History
Page: 242
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In the Shadows of the Kremlin and the White House provides the first comparative study of the Soviet / Russian and Western press coverage of Africa. It analyzes Africa's image in the ex-Soviet and Western press by comparing news coverage of Africa in general under the two press systems. For this purpose, three Soviet publications Pravda, Izvestia, Novoe Vremya and three Western print media the Daily Telegraph (Britain), New York Times, and Newsweek were content-analyzed for a 16 year period (1982-1998)."

House of Dark Shadows


Author: Robert Liparulo
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 9781418566173
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 304
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Dream house . . . or bad dream? When the Kings move from L.A. to a secluded small town, fifteen-year-old Xander is beyond disappointed. He and his friends loved to create amateur films . . . but the tiny town of Pinedale is the last place a movie buff and future filmmaker wants to land. But he, David, and Toria are captivated by the many rooms in the old Victorian fixer-upper they moved into--as well as the heavy woods surrounding the house. They soon discover there's something odd about the house. Sounds come from the wrong directions. Prints of giant, bare feet appear in the dust. And when David tries to hide in the linen closet, he winds up in locker 119 at his new school. Then the really weird stuff kicks in: they find a hidden hallway with portals leading off to far-off places--in long-ago times. Xander is starting to wonder if this kind of travel is a teen's dream come true . . . or his worst nightmare.

Shadows Of The Workhouse

The Drama Of Life In Postwar London
Author: Jennifer Worth
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 029785609X
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 304
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A fascinating slice of East End life, from the No.1 bestsellilng author of CALL THE MIDWIFE, soon to be a major BBC TV series. In this follow up to CALL THE MIDWIFE, Jennifer Worth, a midwife working in the docklands area of East London in the 1950s tells more stories about the people she encountered. There's Jane, who cleaned and generally helped out at Nonnatus House - she was taken to the workhouse as a baby and was allegedly the illegitimate daughter of an aristocrat. Peggy and Frank's parents both died within 6 months of each other and the children were left destitute. At the time, there was no other option for them but the workhouse. The Reverend Thornton-Appleby-Thorton, a missionary in Africa, visits the Nonnatus nuns and Sister Julienne acts as matchmaker. And Sister Monica Joan, the eccentric ninety-year-old nun, is accused of shoplifting some small items from the local market. She is let off with a warning, but then Jennifer finds stolen jewels from Hatton Garden in the nun's room. These stories give a fascinating insight into the resilience and spirit that enabled ordinary people to overcome their difficulties.

Royal House of Shadows Box Set

Lord of the Vampires\Lord of Rage\Lord of the Wolfyn\Lord of the Abyss
Author: Gena Showalter,Jill Monroe,Jessica Andersen,Nalini Singh
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 1459255992
Category: Fiction
Page: 304
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Lord of the Vampires by New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter Lord of Rage by Jill Monroe Lord of the Wolfyn by Jessica Anderson Lord of the Abyss by New York Times bestselling author Nalini Singh Once upon a time the Blood Sorcerer vanquished the kingdom of Elden. To save their children, the queen scattered them to safety and the king filled them with vengeance. Only a magical timepiece connects the four royal heirs. Now they must return and save Elden…and time is running out…. Don't miss this wonderful collection of romances led by NYT bestselling author Gena Showalter. Jessica Andersen, Jill Monroe and NYT bestselling author Nalini Singh round out the stories.

House of Shadows

The Mistress of Al Capone
Author: Christopher Rollier
Publisher: PublishAmerica
ISBN: 9781413749489
Category: History
Page: 118
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During the restoration of a 1926 house, I was seeing many hauntings, and that motivated me to write this book. At first, I thought I might have just been seeing and hearing things. After researching and bringing in a paranormal team, I found out that Al Capone had gotten the house for his mistress and their two daughters, Mary and Ann. I haven't found any proof that he ever bought the house, but all the evidence I have gotten has been through the old-timers that have lived in this neighborhood since childhood. The house is haunted by the mistress, Mary Ann Brown, a.k.a. Vera. I have encountered many hauntings in my life, and this house has given me many special gifts.

Growing in the Shadow of an Empire

How Spanish Colonialism Affected Economic Development in Europe and in the World, XVIth-XVIIIth Cc
Author: Giuseppe De Luca,Gaetano Sabatini
Publisher: FrancoAngeli
ISBN: 8856848627
Category: History
Page: 445
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Empire of Shadows

The House of Crimson & Clover Volume 5
Author: Sarah M. Cradit
Publisher: Sarah M. Cradit
ISBN: N.A
Category: Fiction
Page: 750
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Dive into the secret, ancient, powerful world of two New Orleans families, the Deschanels and the Sullivans… From USA Today bestselling paranormal author Sarah M. Cradit comes Empire of Shadows, Volume 5 in the bestselling witches family saga, The House of Crimson & Clover. Not a standalone story, Empire's plot makes the most sense only after having the prior volumes. Two dynasties clash for power. Only one empire can emerge. In a time now legend, a sacred vow united the Farværdig and the Tuatha Dé Danann. One race born of fire, the other risen from nature. Together, they enjoyed centuries of peace and prosperity, under the protective blanket of this hallowed oath. But when war came to the doorstep of the Tuatha, the Farværdig turned their backs. Expelled from their lands, those Tuatha who were not extinguished went into hiding, later re-emerging in secret as the Quinlans. The broken vow took its toll on the Farværdig, dividing the race into two factions: those willing to fall to heel of new restrictive laws, and rebels determined to restore the peaceful values of their kind. In the midst of years of strife that follows, a Prophecy emerged, promising hope. Unite the races once more, and right the ancient wrong. As the shadows of age and myth are exposed, the Deschanels find themselves deeply enmeshed in this war. Their bloodline and futures closely intertwined with both races, each member of the family must uncover their own vital role in fulfilling the Prophecy or risk decimation. The House of Crimson and Clover Series:Volume I: The Illusions of EventideVolume II: BoundVolume III: Midnight DynastyVolume IV: Asunder Volume V: Empire of ShadowsVolume VI: Myths of MidwinterVolume VII: The Hinterland VeilVolume VIII: The Secrets Amongst the Cypress (Fall 2016) House of Crimson & Clover Series Prequels: The Storm and the DarknessShattered La Famille Lagniappes (Character Bonus Stories): Flourish: The Story of Anne FontaineShame: The Story of Jonathan St. Andrews House of Crimson & Clover Lagniappes (Series Bonus Stories):St. Charles at Dusk: The Story of Oz and AdrienneSurrender: The Story of Oz and AnasofiyaFire & Ice: Remy & Fleur FontenotDark Blessing: The Landry TripletsPandora's Box: Jasper and Pandora BroussardThe MenagerieA Band of Heather: Colleen and Noah Box Sets: Lagniappes Collection IThe House of Crimson & Clover Volumes I-IVThePrequels And many more to come...

Little House, Long Shadow

Laura Ingalls Wilder's Impact on American Culture
Author: Anita Clair Fellman
Publisher: University of Missouri Press
ISBN: 0826266339
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 342
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