The Widow’s House: A Novel

The Widow's House: A Novel Author Carol Goodman
ISBN-10 0062562622
ISBN-13 9780062562623
Year 2017-03-07
Pages 352
Language English
Publisher William Morrow Paperbacks
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This chilling novel from the bestselling award winning author of The Lake of Dead Languages blends the gothic allure of Daphne DuMauriers Rebecca and the crazed undertones of Charlotte Perkins Gilmans The Yellow Wallpaper with the twisty contemporary edge of A S A Harrisons The Silent Wifea harrowing tale of psychological suspense set in New Yorks Hudson Valley When Jess and Clare Martin move from Williamsburg Brooklyn to their former college town in the Hudson River valley they are hoping for rejuvenationof their marriage their savings and Jess s writing career They take a caretaker s job at Riven House a crumbling estate and the home of their old college writing professor While Clare once had dreams of being a writer those plans fell by the wayside when Jess made a big splashy literary debut in their twenties It s been years now since his first novel The advance has long been spent Clare s hope is that the pastoral beauty and nostalgia of the Hudson Valley will offer some inspiration But their new life isn t all quaint town libraries and fragrant apple orchards There is a haunting pall that hangs over Riven House like a funeral veil Something is just not right Soon Clare begins to hear babies crying at night see strange figures in fog at the edge of their property Diving into the history of the area she realizes that Riven House has a dark and anguished past And whatever this thing isthis menacing force that destroys the inhabitants of the estateit seems to be after Clare next

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The Widow s House

The Widow s House Author Carol Goodman
ISBN-10 9780062562630
Release 2017-03-07
Pages 352