Under the Harrow

Under the Harrow
Author: Flynn Berry
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9781101992067
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Release: 2016-06-14
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"A thriller for fans of The Girl on the Train and Gone Girl...[with] a striking, original voice all Berry’s own.” —The New York Times Book Review Winner of the Edgar Award for Best First Novel Named one of the "10 Best Mystery Books and Thrillers of the Year" by The Washington Post Named one of the best books of the year by The Atlantic The award-winning psychological thriller about a young woman who finds her sister brutally murdered, and the shocking incident in their past that may hold the key to finding the killer, from the author of A Double Life and the forthcoming Northern Spy When Nora takes the train from London to visit her sister in the countryside, she expects to find her waiting at the station, or at home cooking dinner. But when she walks into Rachel’s familiar house, what she finds is entirely different: her sister has been the victim of a brutal murder. Stunned and adrift, Nora finds she can’t return to her former life. An unsolved assault in the past has shaken her faith in the police, and she can’t trust them to find her sister’s killer. Haunted by the murder and the secrets that surround it, Nora is under the harrow: distressed and in danger. As Nora’s fear turns to obsession, she becomes as unrecognizable as the sister her investigation uncovers. A riveting psychological thriller and a haunting exploration of the fierce love between two sisters, the distortions of grief, and the terrifying power of the past, Under the Harrow marks the debut of an extraordinary new writer.

Under the Harrow

Under the Harrow
Author: Flynn Berry
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9781474605106
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Release: 2016-06-14
Editor: Hachette UK
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

How do you find your sister's killer when no one will help you? 'Thrilling' NEW YORK TIMES 'Berry transfixes the reader' GUARDIAN 'A literary take on the psychological thriller' ELLE 'Exquisitely taut and intense' WASHINGTON POST 'The book's triumph is Nora's voice' THE SUNDAY TIMES 'One of the most disturbing yet compelling psychological thrillers you'll read' IRISH INDEPENDENT When Nora takes the train from London to visit her sister in the Oxfordshire countryside, she expects to find her waiting at the station, or at home cooking dinner. But when she walks into Rachel's familiar house, what she finds is entirely different: her sister has been the victim of a brutal murder. Stunned and adrift, Nora finds she can't return to her former life. An unsolved assault in the past has shaken her faith in the police, and she can't trust them to find her sister's killer. Haunted by the murder and the secrets that surround it, Nora is under the harrow: distressed and in danger. As Nora's fear turns to obsession, she becomes as unrecognisable as the sister her investigation uncovers. A riveting psychological thriller, Under the Harrow explores the fierce love between two sisters and the terrifying power of the past. WINNER OF THE EDGAR AWARD FOR BEST FIRST NOVEL 2017 Readers love Flynn Berry and Under the Harrow: 'Holy cow, this was great' Sara on Goodreads (five stars) 'Kept me guessing until the very end' Amanda on Goodreads (five stars) 'A class above the average murder story' Brian on Goodreads (five stars) 'Read it, it's SO good!!!' Sumaiyya on Goodreads (five stars) 'Intense, compelling reading- loved it' Carol on Goodreads (five stars) 'The atmosphere and voice of this book are amazing!' Mark on Goodreads (five stars) 'More twists and turns than a colonoscopy on a contortionist!' Boris on Goodreads (five stars) 'A wildly original page-turner. It made me crazily manic' Susan on Goodreads (five stars)

A Double Life

A Double Life
Author: Flynn Berry
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9780735224971
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Release: 2018-07-31
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

“A thrilling page-turner.” —Paula Hawkins, author of The Girl on the Train “Breathtaking . . . As shocking as it is satisfying.” —The New York Times Book Review A riveting and sophisticated page-turner inspired by one of the most shocking true crimes in 20th century Britain: the Lord Lucan case. “A better person would for­give him. A different sort of better person would have found him years ago.” Claire is a hardworking doctor leading a simple, quiet life in London. She is also the daughter of the most notorious murder suspect in the country, though no one knows it. Nearly thirty years ago, while Claire and her brother slept upstairs, a brutal crime was committed in her family's townhouse. The next morning, her father's car was found abandoned near the English Channel, with bloodstains on the front seat. Her mother insisted she'd seen him in the house that night, but his powerful, privileged friends maintained his innocence. The first lord accused of murder in more than a century, he has been missing ever since. When the police tell Claire they've found him, her carefully calibrated existence begins to fracture. She doesn't know if she's the daughter of a murderer or a wronged man, but Claire will soon learn how far she'll go to finally find the truth. Loosely inspired by one of the most notorious unsolved crimes of the 20th century – the Lord Lucan case – A Double Life is at once a riveting page-turner and a moving reflection on women and violence, trauma and memory, and class and privilege. Named a Must-Read by Entertainment Weekly, Bustle, O Magazine, BBC, CrimeReads, and PureWow

Northern Spy

Northern Spy
Author: Flynn Berry
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9780735225008
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Release: 2021-04-06
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER REESE'S BOOK CLUB PICK “If you love a mystery, then you’ll devour [Northern Spy] . . . I loved this thrill ride of a book.”—Reese Witherspoon “A chilling, gorgeously written tale…Berry keeps the tension almost unbearably high.” –The New York Times Book Review The acclaimed author of Under the Harrow and A Double Life returns with her most riveting novel to date: the story of two sisters who become entangled with the IRA A producer at the BBC and mother to a new baby, Tessa is at work in Belfast one day when the news of another raid comes on the air. The IRA may have gone underground in the two decades since the Good Friday Agreement, but they never really went away, and lately bomb threats, security checkpoints, and helicopters floating ominously over the city have become features of everyday life. As the news reporter requests the public's help in locating those responsible for the robbery, security footage reveals Tessa's sister, Marian, pulling a black ski mask over her face. The police believe Marian has joined the IRA, but Tessa is convinced she must have been abducted or coerced; the sisters have always opposed the violence enacted in the name of uniting Ireland. And besides, Marian is vacationing on the north coast. Tessa just spoke to her yesterday. When the truth about Marian comes to light, Tessa is faced with impossible choices that will test the limits of her ideals, the bonds of her family, her notions of right and wrong, and her identity as a sister and a mother. Walking an increasingly perilous road, she wants nothing more than to protect the one person she loves more fiercely than her sister: her infant son, Finn. Riveting, atmospheric, and exquisitely written, Northern Spy is at once a heart-pounding story of the contemporary IRA and a moving portrait of sister- and motherhood, and of life in a deeply divided society.

Under the Harrow

Under the Harrow
Author: Mark Dunn
Pages: 554
ISBN: 1596923377
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Release: 2010
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

What if Charles Dickens had written a contemporary thriller? In Dingley Dell, a group of Victorians lives a semi-idyllic existence--products of an experiment. But the experiment has run its course, and Dingley Dell must be totally expunged--and with it, all the men, women, and children who live there.

Harrow the Ninth

Harrow the Ninth
Author: Tamsyn Muir
Pages: 512
ISBN: 9781250313201
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Release: 2020-08-04
Editor: Tordotcom
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Harrow the Ninth, an Amazon pick for Best SFF of 2020 and the New York Times and USA Today bestselling sequel to Gideon the Ninth, turns a galaxy inside out as one necromancer struggles to survive the wreckage of herself aboard the Emperor's haunted space station. “Lesbian necromancers explore a haunted gothic palace in space! Decadent nobles vie to serve the deathless emperor! Skeletons!” —Charles Stross on Gideon the Ninth “Unlike anything I've ever read.” —V.E. Schwab on Gideon the Ninth “Deft, tense and atmospheric, compellingly immersive and wildly original.” —The New York Times on Gideon the Ninth She answered the Emperor's call. She arrived with her arts, her wits, and her only friend. In victory, her world has turned to ash. After rocking the cosmos with her deathly debut, Tamsyn Muir continues the story of the penumbral Ninth House in Harrow the Ninth, a mind-twisting puzzle box of mystery, murder, magic, and mayhem. Nothing is as it seems in the halls of the Emperor, and the fate of the galaxy rests on one woman's shoulders. Harrowhark Nonagesimus, last necromancer of the Ninth House, has been drafted by her Emperor to fight an unwinnable war. Side-by-side with a detested rival, Harrow must perfect her skills and become an angel of undeath — but her health is failing, her sword makes her nauseous, and even her mind is threatening to betray her. Sealed in the gothic gloom of the Emperor's Mithraeum with three unfriendly teachers, hunted by the mad ghost of a murdered planet, Harrow must confront two unwelcome questions: is somebody trying to kill her? And if they succeeded, would the universe be better off? THE LOCKED TOMB SERIES BOOK 1: Gideon the Ninth BOOK 2: Harrow the Ninth BOOK 3: Nona the Ninth BOOK 4: Alecto the Ninth At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Toad Under a Harrow

Toad Under a Harrow
Author: Allison Greer
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9781426966675
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Release: 2011-04
Editor: Trafford Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Out of the dust left behind by a multitudinous horde of supremely beautiful, talented, wealthy and blessed protagonists steps a different heroine--a woman who labors under her own unique adversity and manages to re-invent herself in a most extraordinary manner, a way that gives her life a purpose and future. Margaret Katherine O'Casey, P.I.

On Harrow Hill

On Harrow Hill
Author: John Verdon
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9781640093119
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Release: 2021-03-16
Editor: Catapult
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

When an old colleague comes to him for help solving the mysterious death of his town's most prominent resident, retired NYPD detective Dave Gurney must use all of his analytical skills to hunt a murderer who just might be killing from beyond the grave. The idyllic community of Larchfield is rocked to its core when Angus Russell, its wealthiest and most powerful citizen, is found dead in his mansion on Harrow Hill. A preliminary analysis of DNA gathered at the crime scene points to the guilt of local bad boy Billy Tate, whose hatred for the victim was well known. Except that Tate fell from the roof of a local church and was declared dead by the medical examiner the day before Russell was killed. When police rush to the mortuary, they discover Tate's coffin has been broken open from the inside, and the body is gone. A series of murders soon follows as Larchfield loses its collective mind. Gun sales explode. Conspiracy theories and religious fundamentalism spread. The once-peaceful town becomes a magnet for sensation seekers, self-proclaimed zombie hunters, TV producers eager for ratings, and apocalyptic preachers rallying the faithful for the end of days. His quiet retirement shattered, ex-NYPD detective Dave Gurney finds himself not only facing down a murderer, but struggling to restore order to the town rapidly spiraling out of control.

Gideon the Ninth

Gideon the Ninth
Author: Tamsyn Muir
Pages: 448
ISBN: 9781250313171
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Release: 2019-09-10
Editor: Tordotcom
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Gideon the Ninth is the first book in the New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Locked Tomb Trilogy, and one of the Best Books of 2019 according to NPR, the New York Public Library, Amazon, BookPage, Shelf Awareness, BookRiot, and Bustle! WINNER of the 2020 Locus Award and Crawford Award Finalist for the 2020 Hugo, Nebula, Dragon, and World Fantasy Awards “Unlike anything I’ve ever read. ” —V.E. Schwab “Lesbian necromancers explore a haunted gothic palace in space!” —Charles Stross “Deft, tense and atmospheric, compellingly immersive and wildly original.” —The New York Times The Emperor needs necromancers. The Ninth Necromancer needs a swordswoman. Gideon has a sword, some dirty magazines, and no more time for undead nonsense. Tamsyn Muir’s Gideon the Ninth unveils a solar system of swordplay, cut-throat politics, and lesbian necromancers. Her characters leap off the page, as skillfully animated as arcane revenants. The result is a heart-pounding epic science fantasy. Brought up by unfriendly, ossifying nuns, ancient retainers, and countless skeletons, Gideon is ready to abandon a life of servitude and an afterlife as a reanimated corpse. She packs up her sword, her shoes, and her dirty magazines, and prepares to launch her daring escape. But her childhood nemesis won’t set her free without a service. Harrowhark Nonagesimus, Reverend Daughter of the Ninth House and bone witch extraordinaire, has been summoned into action. The Emperor has invited the heirs to each of his loyal Houses to a deadly trial of wits and skill. If Harrowhark succeeds she will be become an immortal, all-powerful servant of the Resurrection, but no necromancer can ascend without their cavalier. Without Gideon’s sword, Harrow will fail, and the Ninth House will die. Of course, some things are better left dead. THE LOCKED TOMB TRILOGY BOOK 1: Gideon the Ninth BOOK 2: Harrow the Ninth BOOK 3: Alecto the Ninth At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Harrow Lake

Harrow Lake
Author: Kat Ellis
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9780241397053
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Release: 2020-07-09
Editor: Penguin UK
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

THE MUST-HAVE THRILLER OF 2020 THAT WILL KEEP YOU GRIPPED, KEEP YOU GUESSING, AND KEEP YOU UP ALL NIGHT... 'If you like Stephen King, snap this up!' - Cass Green, Sunday Times bestselling author of In a Cottage in a Wood 'A captivating and creeping mystery full of brilliantly twisting turns and dark secrets' - Holly Jackson, bestselling author of A Good Girls' Guide to Murder 'Scream meets The Babadook in small-town USA' - Kirsty Logan, award-winning author of The Gracekeepers Lola Nox is the daughter of a celebrated horror filmmaker - she thinks nothing can scare her. But when her father is brutally attacked in their New York apartment, she's swiftly packed off to live with a grandmother she's never met in Harrow Lake, the eerie town where her father's most iconic horror movie was shot. The locals are weirdly obsessed with the film that put their town on the map - and there are strange disappearances, which the police seem determined to explain away. And there's someone - or something - stalking Lola's every move. The more she discovers about the town, the more terrifying it becomes. Because Lola's got secrets of her own. And if she can't find a way out of Harrow Lake, they might just be the death of her...

Harrow

Harrow
Author: Joy Williams
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9780525657576
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Release: 2021-09-14
Editor: Knopf
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

In her first novel since The Quick and the Dead (a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize), the legendary writer takes us into an uncertain landscape after an environmental apocalypse, a world in which only the man-made has value, but some still wish to salvage the authentic. "She practices . . . camouflage, except that instead of adapting to its environment, Williams’s imagination, by remaining true to itself, reveals new colorations in the ecology around her.” —A.O. Scott, The New York Times Book Review Khristen is a teenager who, her mother believes, was marked by greatness as a baby when she died for a moment and then came back to life. After Khristen’s failing boarding school for gifted teens closes its doors, and she finds that her mother has disappeared, she ranges across the dead landscape and washes up at a “resort” on the shores of a mysterious, putrid lake the elderly residents there call “Big Girl.” In a rotting honeycomb of rooms, these old ones plot actions to punish corporations and people they consider culpable in the destruction of the final scraps of nature’s beauty. What will Khristen and Jeffrey, the precocious ten-year-old boy she meets there, learn from this “gabby seditious lot, in the worst of health but with kamikaze hearts, an army of the aged and ill, determined to refresh, through crackpot violence, a plundered earth”? Rivetingly strange and beautiful, and delivered with Williams’s searing, deadpan wit, Harrow is their intertwined tale of paradise lost and of their reasons—against all reasonableness—to try and recover something of it.

The Ten Thousand Doors of January

The Ten Thousand Doors of January
Author: Alix E. Harrow
Pages: 384
ISBN: 9780316421980
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Release: 2019-09-10
Editor: Redhook
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"A gorgeous, aching love letter to stories, storytellers and the doors they lead us through...absolutely enchanting."--Christina Henry, bestselling author of Alice and Lost Boys LOS ANGELES TIMES BESTSELLER! In the early 1900s, a young woman embarks on a fantastical journey of self-discovery after finding a mysterious book in this captivating and lyrical debut. In a sprawling mansion filled with peculiar treasures, January Scaller is a curiosity herself. As the ward of the wealthy Mr. Locke, she feels little different from the artifacts that decorate the halls: carefully maintained, largely ignored, and utterly out of place. Then she finds a strange book. A book that carries the scent of other worlds, and tells a tale of secret doors, of love, adventure and danger. Each page turn reveals impossible truths about the world and January discovers a story increasingly entwined with her own. Lush and richly imagined, a tale of impossible journeys, unforgettable love, and the enduring power of stories awaits in Alix E. Harrow's spellbinding debut--step inside and discover its magic.

The Harrow

The Harrow
Author: Philip Mazza
Pages: 494
ISBN: 0997710918
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Release: 2019-12-30
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Possessing an awesome power, she is only beginning to understand, Molly must summon the devastating yet darkly magic of the Lia Fail on a fateful mission to save the Harrow, and protect the future from the forces of evil.Once again Fairfax, wizard of the Order of the Edainar, must seek the help of all the great races. Many battles are fought, while an evil presence lurks quietly in the Drueger, slithering within the flames of the devil tower Urth' Goroth. It is the Lor Shys and soon she will face the Huntress, leader of the Tar Shor or Guild of Witches, a Guild long since banished from Katzhu Pu.Meanwhile, the great Erol Carrick musters the armies of man, dwarf, feline, and elf in an effort to cleanse the Harrow of the worm brood. His efforts provide Molly and those who journey with her the time to travel to the Drueger to face the evil master. But soon she and the others walk blindly into a trap, as unexpected enemies lay in wait ahead. As the ravening forces of darkness encroach on every side and the time of a great confrontation draws near, those chosen to defend the world must draw their battle lines and prepare to fight with, and for, their lives. There is no certainty of success. If they fail, the world collapses.

A Spindle Splintered

A Spindle Splintered
Author: Alix E. Harrow
Pages: 112
ISBN: 9781250765369
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Release: 2021-10-05
Editor: Tordotcom
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

USA Today bestselling author Alix E. Harrow's A Spindle Splintered brings her patented charm to a new version of a classic story. Featuring Arthur Rackham's original illustrations for The Sleeping Beauty, fractured and reimagined. “A vivid, subversive and feminist reimagining of Sleeping Beauty, where implacable destiny is no match for courage, sisterhood, stubbornness and a good working knowledge of fairy tales.” —Katherine Arden It's Zinnia Gray's twenty-first birthday, which is extra-special because it's the last birthday she'll ever have. When she was young, an industrial accident left Zinnia with a rare condition. Not much is known about her illness, just that no-one has lived past twenty-one. Her best friend Charm is intent on making Zinnia's last birthday special with a full sleeping beauty experience, complete with a tower and a spinning wheel. But when Zinnia pricks her finger, something strange and unexpected happens, and she finds herself falling through worlds, with another sleeping beauty, just as desperate to escape her fate. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Under the Harrow

Under the Harrow
Author: Flynn Berry
Pages: 240
ISBN: 1524704180
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Release: 2016-06-14
Editor: Penguin Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"When Nora travels from London to visit her sister in the countryside, she finds her sister has been brutally murdered. Haunted by the murder and the secrets that surround it, Nora is under the harrow: distressed and in danger. As fear turns to obsession, Nora becomes as unrecognizable as the sister her investigation uncovers"--

Believe Me

Believe Me
Author: JP Delaney
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9780385691826
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Release: 2018-07-24
Editor: Doubleday Canada
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

In this twisty psychological serial killer thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of The Girl Before, an actress plays both sides of a murder investigation. One out-of-work British actress pays the rent on her New York City apartment the only way she can: as a decoy for a detective agency, hired to entrap straying husbands. When the cops begin investigating one of her targets for murdering his wife--and potentially others--they ask her to lure the suspect into a confession. But with the actress pretending to be someone she isn't, differentiating the decoy from the prey becomes impossible--and deadly.

Lord Byron at Harrow School

Lord Byron at Harrow School
Author: Paul Elledge
Pages: 221
ISBN: 0801863430
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Release: 2000-06-26
Editor: JHU Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"Elledge carefully examines the historical and biographical contexts to Byron's Harrow performances, showing their relevance to Byron's physical and psychic landscapes at the time - his connections to his mother and half-sister, his headmasters and tutors, his Harrow intimates and rivals, his lameness, his London theatrical spectatorship. Byron's performances in the characters of King Latinus from the Aeneid, Zanga the Moor from Edward Young's The Revenge, and King Lear provide an opportunity to examine his early experiments with self-presentation: as Elledge argues, these performances are "auditions or trials of performative and autotherapeutic strategies, subsequently refined and polished in the mature verse." Throughout, Elledge reads the boy for the sake of reading the poet; he shows how young Byron's introduction to theatricality at Harrow School prepared him to make a confident and spectacular debut on Europe's cultural stage."--BOOK JACKET.

Mischief

Mischief
Author: Douglas Clegg
Pages: 250
ISBN: 9780984975648
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Release: 2014-11-12
Editor: Alkemara Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A haunted boy. A school of secrets. A fraternity of darkness. New York Times bestselling and Bram Stoker award-winning author Douglas Clegg blends gothic horror with supernatural thriller in the second spine-tingling book of the Harrow series. Harrow has waited for years… The mansion looms above the Hudson River, just outside the town of Watch Point, New York. Converted into a school for boys, its evil has remained dormant for many years. But when a boy named Jim Hook enters Harrow Academy, all hell breaks loose -- and his worst nightmare may just come true! "Clegg is the best horror writer of the post-Stephen King generation." — Bentley Little, bestselling author of The Influence "Clegg's stories can chill the spine so effectively that the reader should keep paramedics on standby." — Dean Koontz, New York Times bestselling author of Phantoms The Harrow Series: Harrow is a place of infinite hauntings -- and horror. Book #1, Nightmare House - set at Harrow in the 1920s, the grandson of its creator has come to claim his deadly inheritance and explore the terrifying mystery within the ancient stones and passages of the house.#2, Mischief - Boys will be boys -- and a dark fraternity of misfits seek out Jim Hook, the new student at Harrow Academy -- but something more terrifying is hunting Jim, as well.#3, The Infinite - A handful of psychic investigators are called in to document the horrors of Harrow -- but little do they know that the house is more than simply a haunted place -- it is the soul of evil itself.#4, The Abandoned -- In the village of Watch Point, New York, in the bucolic Hudson Valley, something toxic and horrifying has leaked from the old boarded-up mansion called Harrow. Throughout the town, people who sleep awaken with blood-lust in their hearts -- and hatchets in their fists. A rampage of mayhem, murder and madness begins -- and only those brave enough to enter Harrow may find a way to stop the terror. Harrow Prequels Necromancer - set in the 1800s, this is the story of the young Justin Gravesend and his initiation into a terrifying mystery cult. Isis - set right at the end of the 1800s, the story of the young Iris Villiers when she discovers the terrible price that must be paid to speak with the dead.Praise for Douglas Clegg's Fiction "Douglas Clegg knows exactly what scares us, and he knows just how to twist those fears into hair-raising chills..." - Tess Gerritsen, New York Times bestselling author of the Rizzoli & Isles series. "Clegg delivers!" — John Saul, bestselling author of Faces of Fear and The Devil's Labyrinth. "Douglas Clegg has become the new star in horror fiction." — Peter Straub author of Lost Boy, Lost Girl and the NY Times Bestseller Black House (with Stephen King) "Clegg is one of the best!" — Richard Laymon "Douglas Clegg is a weaver of nightmares!" — Robert R. McCammon

People Like Them

People Like Them
Author: Samira Sedira
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9780525507871
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Release: 2021-07-06
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A prizewinning, "riveting" (The New York Times Book Review) psychological suspense novel inspired by a true story about a couple in an insular French village whose lives are upended when a family of outsiders moves in. “Icy and chilling . . . In sharply drawn sentences, Sedira summons the beauty of a small French village, and the shocking acts of the people inside it.” —Flynn Berry, Edgar Award-winning and bestselling author of Under the Harrow and Northern Spy “Disturbing and powerful . . . I loved it.” —Leila Slimani, bestselling author of The Perfect Nanny Anna and Constant Guillot live with their two daughters in the peaceful, remote mountain village of Carmac, largely deaf to the upheavals of the outside world. Everyone in Carmac knows each other, and most of its residents look alike—until Bakary and Sylvia Langlois arrive with their three children. Wealthy and flashy, the family of five are outsiders in the small town, their impressive chalet and three expensive cars a stark contrast to the modesty of those of their neighbors. Despite their differences, the Langlois and the Guillots form an uneasy, ambiguous friendship. But when both families begin experiencing financial troubles, the underlying class and racial tensions of their relationship come to a breaking point, and the unthinkable happens. With piercing psychological insight and gripping storytelling, People Like Them asks: How could a seemingly "normal" person commit an atrocious crime? How could that person's loved ones ever come to terms with it afterward? And how well can you really know your own spouse?

The Harrow Fair Cookbook

The Harrow Fair Cookbook
Author: Moira Sanders,Lori Elstone,Beth Goslin Maloney
Pages: 237
ISBN: 1770500200
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Release: 2010
Editor: Whitecap Books Limited
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Since 1854, the Harrow Fair has been attracting visitors from near and far to one of the most southern towns in all of Canada. Now, with The Harrow Fair Cookbook, everyone can enjoy the delicious traditions that make it one of the most authentic agricultural fairs in Canada. The recipes in this book reflect the author's belief that when food is made from scratch, with wholesome, natural ingredients, it can't help but be delicious. The Harrow Fair Cookbook will inspire you to cook with what's local and seasonally available, as well as getting a personal tour of what is arguably the richest agricultural area in Canada. Filled with the best recipes from prize-winners, as well as their own takes on many of the classics, this cookbook brings together the joys of canning, cooking and baking in one beautifully photographed book. Keep up the Harrow Fair tradition by making these classics: . Sour Cherry Jam . Bread & Butter Pickles . Peaches & Cream Pie . Barbecued Ribs . Lemon Shake-Ups