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|| In this tantalizing tale of Victorian ghost stories and family secrets, timid, solitary librarian Gerard Freeman lives for just two things: his elusive pen pal Alice and a story he found hidden in his mother's drawer years ago. Written by his great-grandmother Viola, it hints at his mother's role in a sinister crime. As he discovers more of Viola's chilling tales, he realizes that they might hold the key to finding Alice and unveiling his family's mystery-or will they bring him the untimely death they seem to foretell?Harwood's astonishing, assured debut shows us just how dangerous family skeletons-and stories-can be.
|| Electronic reproduction. Boston : Mariner Books, 2005. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 666 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).