In the Dream House

In the Dream HouseFor years Carmen Maria Machado has struggled to articulate her experiences in an abusive same sex relationship In this extraordinarily candid and radically inventive memoir, Machado tackles a dark and difficult subject with wit, inventiveness and an inquiring spirit, as she uses a series of

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Mistletoe

MistletoeLeah Hamilton is looking for a new life following the tragic deaths of her husband and son Determined to bury her grief in hard work, and desperate to escape Christmas and the pitying looks of her colleagues, she rushes through the purchase of a run down Yorkshire farmhouse, arriving just as the

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Darkly: Blackness and America’s Gothic Soul

Darkly: Blackness and America’s Gothic SoulLeila Taylor takes us into the dark heart of the American gothic, analysing the ways it relates to race in America in the twenty first century Haunted houses, bitter revenants and muffled heartbeats under floorboards the American gothic is a macabre tale based on a true story Part memoir and

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The Beautiful (The Beautiful, #1)

The Beautiful (The Beautiful, #1)In 1872, New Orleans is a city ruled by the dead But to seventeen year old Celine Rousseau, New Orleans provides her a refuge after she s forced to flee her life as a dressmaker in Paris Taken in by the sisters of the Ursuline convent along with six other girls, Celine quickly becomes enad

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The Library of the Unwritten (Hell's Library #1)

The Library of the Unwritten (Hell's Library #1)In the first book in a brilliant new fantasy series, books that aren t finished by their authors reside in the Library of the Unwritten in Hell, and it is up to the Librarian to track down any restless characters who emerge from those unfinished stories Many years ago, Claire was named Head

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The Twisted Ones

The Twisted OnesWhen a young woman clears out her deceased grandmother s home in rural North Carolina, she finds long hidden secrets about a strange colony of beings in the woods.When Mouse s dad asks her to clean out her dead grandmother s house, she says yes After all, how bad could it be Answer pretty bad.

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The Shape of Night

The Shape of NightA woman trying to outrun her past is drawn to a quiet coastal town in Maine and to a string of unsolved murders in this haunting tale of romantic suspense from New York Times bestselling author Tess Gerritsen Ava Collette is punishing herself for an unspeakable tragedy So she flees Boston and

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The Widow of Rose House

The Widow of Rose HouseA young widow restores a dilapidated mansion with the assistance of a charming, eccentric genius, only to find the house is full of dangerous secrets in this effervescent Gilded Age debut novel It s 1875, and Alva Webster has perfected her stiff upper lip after three years of being pilloried in the

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The Furies

The FuriesThis page turning, harrowing debut is the story of a girl trying to fit in, whose obsessive new friends and desperation to belong leads her to places she d never imagineddark, dangerous, and possibly even violent In 1998, a sixteen year old girl is found dead She s posed on a swing on her

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Tuesday Mooney Talks to Ghosts

Tuesday Mooney Talks to GhostsA dying billionaire sends one woman and a cast of dreamers and rivals on a citywide treasure hunt in this irresistible novel by the author of Bellweather Rhapsody Tuesday Mooney is a loner She keeps to herself, begrudgingly socializes, and spends much of her time watching old Twin Peaks and

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Resurrection Girls

Resurrection GirlsOlivia Foster hasn t felt alive since her little brother drowned in the backyard pool three years ago Then Kara Hallas moves in across the street with her mother and grandmother, and Olivia is immediately drawn to these three generations of women Kara is particularly intoxicating, so much so that

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