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The seance [electronic resource]. John Harwood.

Harwood, John. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780547496979 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2009.

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Summary, etc.: A haunting tale of apparitions, a cursed manor house, and two generations of women determined to discover the truth, by the author of The Ghost Writer Sell the Hall unseen; burn it to the ground and plow the earth with salt, if you will; but never live there . . ." Constance Langton grows up in a household marked by death, her father distant, her mother in perpetual mourning for Constance's sister, the child she lost.Desperate to coax her mother back to health, Constance takes her to a séance: perhaps she will find comfort from beyond the grave. But the meeting has tragic consequences. Constance is left alone, her only legacy a mysterious bequest that will blight her life.So begins The Séance, John Harwood's brilliant second novel, a gripping, dark mystery set in late-Victorian England.It is a world of apparitions, of disappearances and unnatural phenomena, of betrayal and blackmail and black-hearted villains—and murder. For Constance's bequest comes in...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Boston : Mariner Books, 2009. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 695 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Fantasy.
Genre: Electronic books.

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