Posts Tagged: Gothic

May 17 2018
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Review for The Dead House: A Novel by Billy O’Callaghan

Review for The Dead House: A Novel by Billy O’Callaghan

The Dead House: A Novel by Billy O’Callaghan Published by Arcade Publishing on May 1st 2018 Genres: Adult, Paranormal, Psychological, Thriller Pages: 224 Format: Kindle Source: Publisher Buy on Amazon Goodreads

This best-selling debut by an award-winning writer is both an eerie contemporary ghost story and a dread-inducing psychological thriller. Maggie is a successful young artist who has had bad luck with men. Her last put her in the hospital and, after she’s healed physically, left her needing to get out of London to heal mentally and find a place of quiet that will restore her creative spirit. On the rugged west coast of Ireland, perched on …

Mar 28 2018
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Can’t Wait Wednesday #34: The Witch of Willow Hall by Hester Fox

Can’t Wait Wednesday #34: The Witch of Willow Hall by Hester Fox

 
Can’t-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted here, at Wishful Endings, to spotlight and discuss the books we’re excited about that we have yet to read. Generally they’re books that have yet to be released. It’s based on Waiting on Wednesday, hosted by the fabulous Jill at Breaking the Spine. If you’re continuing with WOW, feel free to link those up as well!

 

 

The cover on this really caught my attention, but it was the synopsis that drew me to it even more. With the mention of the Salem Withc Trials,and I am really curious about what secrets Willow Hall have to with the Lydia and her sister Catherine. So, I knew this would have …

Mar 09 2018
9

Mini Reviews: All the Beautiful Girls by Elizabeth J. Church & The Broken Girls by Simone St. James

Mini Reviews: All the Beautiful Girls by Elizabeth J. Church & The Broken Girls by Simone St. James

 

 

 

 

 

All the Beautiful Girls
By: Elizabeth J. Church
Published: March 6th 2018
By: Ballantine Books
Genre: Adult, Historical, Fiction
Pages: 366
Format: Kindle
Amazon
 

 
A powerful novel about a gutsy showgirl who tries to conquer her past amongst the glamour of 1960s Las Vegas–and finds unexpected fortune, friendship, and love.
 
It was unimaginable. When she was eight years old, Lily Decker somehow survived the auto accident that killed her parents and sister, but neither her emotionally distant aunt nor her all-too-attentive uncle could ease her grief. Dancing proves to be Lily’s only solace, and eventually, she receives a “scholarship” to a local dance academy–courtesy of a mysterious benefactor.
 
Grown and ready to leave home for good, Lily changes her name to Ruby …

Oct 02 2017
10

Review for The Hummingbird Heart (Haunted Hearts Legacy #2) by A.G. Howard

Review for The Hummingbird Heart (Haunted Hearts Legacy #2) by A.G. Howard

The Hummingbird Heart (Haunted Hearts Legacy, #2) by A.G. Howard Published by Golden Orb Press on January 1st 1970 Genres: New Adult, Gothic, Paranormal, Romance Pages: 339 Format: Kindle Buy on Amazon Goodreads

Shortly after escaping a circus tragedy, young Italian orphan, Willow Antoniette, seeks refuge at The Manor of Diversions—a holiday resort in England born of a ghost story. For eleven years, she’s raised alongside the children of the resort’s owners: Julian, his twin brother, Nick, and their younger sister Emilia. Now that Willow is of marriable age, she’s determined to escape finishing school along with everyone’s efforts to make her a proper lady. The only man …

Sep 22 2017
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Review for The Architect of Song (Haunted Hearts Legacy #1) by A.G. Howard

Review for The Architect of Song (Haunted Hearts Legacy #1) by A.G. Howard

The Architect of Song (Haunted Hearts Legacy, #1) by A.G. Howard Published by Golden Orb Press on August 15th 2016 Genres: New Adult, Gothic, Paranormal, Romance Pages: 318 Format: Kindle Buy on Amazon Goodreads

A lady imprisoned by deafness, an architect imprisoned by his past, and a ghost imprisoned within the petals of a flower – intertwine in this love story that transcends life and death.

For most of her life, Juliet Emerline has subsisted – isolated by deafness – making hats in the solitude of her home. Now, she’s at risk to lose her sanctuary to Lord Nicolas Thornton, a mysterious and eccentric architect with designs on …

Sep 11 2017
10

Review for The Silent Fountain by Victoria Fox

Review for The Silent Fountain by Victoria Fox

The Silent Fountain by Victoria Fox Published by Harlequin Books on March 9th 2017 Genres: Historical, Gothic, Suspense, Adult, Fiction, Romance Pages: 400 Format: Kindle Buy on Amazon Goodreads

Hollywood, 1978:

Tragedy sends troubled film star Vivien Lockhart into the arms of Giovanni Moretti–and it seems her fortunes have finally changed. Until she meets his sister and learns that her new husband’s past holds dark secrets…

 

Tuscany, Present day:

Lucy Whittaker needs to disappear. But her new home, the crumbling Castillo Barbarossa, is far from the secluded paradise it seemed. Strange sounds come from the attic. The owner of the house will never meet her in person.

The …