- ISBN: 9780062347343 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2015.
|Summary, etc.:|| From the award-winning author of In the Shadow of Blackbirds comes a stunning new novel?a masterfully crafted story of love, loss, and second chances. Set during the fear and panic of the Great Influenza of 1918, The Uninvited is part gothic ghost-story, part psychological thriller, perfect for those who loved The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield or The Vanishing by Wendy Webb.Twenty-five year old Ivy Rowan rises from her bed after being struck by the flu, only to discover the world has been torn apart in just a few short days. But Ivy's life-long gift?or curse?remains. For she sees the uninvited ones?ghosts of loved ones who appear to her, unasked, unwelcomed, for they always herald impending death. On that October evening in 1918 she sees the spirit of her grandmother, rocking in her mother's chair. An hour later, she learns her younger brother and father have killed a young German out of retaliation for the death of Ivy's older...
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : William Morrow Paperbacks, 2015. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 780 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Search for related items by subject