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Grange House: A Novel (Paperback)

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From the author of the New York Times bestselling novels THE POSTMISTRESS and THE GUEST BOOK

"Pleasing, intricate...[a] delightful book" —New York Times Book Review

Maisie Thomas spends every summer at Grange House, a hotel on the coast of Maine ruled by the elegant Miss Grange. In 1896, when Maisie turns 17, her visit marks a turning point. On the morning after her arrival, local fishermen make a gruesome discovery: drowned lovers, found clasped in each other's arms. It's only the first in a series of events that casts a shadow over Maisie's summer. As she considers the attentions of two very different young men, Maisie also falls under the gaze of Miss Grange, who begins to tell her disturbing stories of her past.

Rich with the details, customs, and language of the era, Sarah Blake's Grange House is a wonderfully atmospheric, page-turning novel of literary suspense and romance.

About the Author

Sarah Blake is the author of the novels Grange House and the New York Times bestseller The Postmistress. She lives in Washington, D.C., with her husband and two sons.

Praise For…

“[A] seamless pastiche of favorite 19th-century genres and themes....An enchanting tale by a consummate storyteller.” —San Francisco Chronicle

“Rich, meticulous detail and a poet's refined yet sensuous ear for language....Manages to partake of all the conventions of Victorian sensibility while maintaining a contemporary intelligence and subtle wit.” —Chicago Tribune

“Pulses with mystery, ghostly melancholy and young passion...Captivating.” —Boston Herald

Product Details
ISBN: 9780312280048
ISBN-10: 0312280041
Publisher: Picador
Publication Date: June 1st, 2001
Pages: 384
Language: English