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The House At Riverton by Kate Morton

Kate Morton’s debut novel, The House at Riverton, is a gothic mystery set in England between the world wars.  The main character, Grace Bradley, is a servant in the house, and the story of what happened to the Hartford family’s daughters … Continue reading

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Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen

Catherine Morland is a young woman of good breeding but no money in the early 19th century.  She is invited to travel to Bath with her wealthy, but childless neighbors, and her first foray into society is filled with romance … Continue reading

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Bellman & Black by Diane Setterfield

In a single instant, William Bellman commits an act that will have grievous repercussions in his life.  He kills a rook with his slingshot.  As he grows older, he finds position and prospers, becoming a successful manager (and later owner) … Continue reading

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