Bride of a Stranger (Classic Gothics Collection #2)

Bride of a Stranger (Classic Gothics Collection #2)
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ISBN10: 
0816150222
ISBN13: 
9780816150229
Pages: 
281
Published: 
October 1st 1990 by G. K. Hall & Company
Rating: 
3.42

Claire is too innocent to suspect that her marriage is a cruel farce,
believing instead that the dangerous accidents that keep appearing in her
path are just that?accidents.

She wedded Justin Leroux suddenly and silently. He was the tall dark
stranger of her girlhood dreams, and had finally come to take her away.
She returns with him to Sans Songe, the Leroux family plantation in
Louisiana. A near-fatal accident on the road to the plantation does not
bode well for her future there. And indeed, many nasty surprises await
her at the plantation itself. Voodoo magic, poisoned food, and a murder
mystery force Claire into a stalemate. She is helpless within the bosom
of her frigid and isolating new family, while her husband has yet to come
to her bed. He may even be hoping for her destruction, as she is drawn
into an ever more tangled web of passion and intrigue...

The Bewitching Grace (Classic Gothics Collection #7)

The Bewitching Grace (Classic Gothics Collection #7)

A young girl has been murdered, her body in perpetual slumber among the surrounding trees. The act seems random and unexplainable. Explain the dead lizard impaled on her pillow as a warning. Anne...
Wildest Dreams

Wildest Dreams

Two extraordinary women - 150 years apart - search Europe for a special perfume, and their own secret hearts for the thing that matters most....

The perfume is legendary, once worn by Cleopatra and Empress Josephine -- and made in New Orleans for more...
Silent Deception

Silent Deception

"Feisty heroine, a man with secrets, mystery . . . and beautiful Cornwall!"
Joanna Gawn, author of The Lazuli Portals

Can a ghost scare off a young heiress determined to make her new manor her home?

Having inherited a...
The House of Many Doors

The House of Many Doors

To die by fire -- that was the Barclay destiny.

Carina's mother had died in a fire of mysterious origin, and her grandfather lived in fear of the same fate. He had built his house with many doors so that he could escape the fire he knew would...
The Midnight Bell

The Midnight Bell

Young Alphonsus Cohenburg enters his mother's bedroom and finds her covered in blood. She tells him his uncle has murdered his father, and orders him to flee Cohenburg castle forever to save his own life!

A disconsolate exile, Alphonsus wanders the...
Legend of the Loch

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The Hunting Lodge was all that remained of the proud holdings of the Lairds of Glendarroch. Built by Queen Victoria, it is now the home of Dr. Calum MacRaven, last Laird...who must stand and watch as Beth Ryan, a stranger from London, offer the Glendarroch lands...
Art of Darkness: A Poetics of Gothic

Art of Darkness: A Poetics of Gothic

Art of Darkness is an ambitious attempt to describe the principles governing Gothic literature. Ranging across five centuries of fiction, drama, and verse—including tales as diverse as Horace Walpole's The Castle of Otranto,...