Haunting Violet

Haunting Violet

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Violet Willoughby doesn't believe in ghosts. But they believe in her. Now that she is being haunted by the ghost of a young woman, Violet can no longer ignore her unique ability. She must discover the mystery behind this girl's violent death, to prevent the ghost's twin sister from suffering the same fate. Fans of Alyx Harvey are in for a treat with this tale of unsolved murder and forbidden romance within the confines of Victorian high society.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 344 pages
  • 140 x 214 x 28mm | 317.51g
  • Walker & Company
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0802727956
  • 9780802727954
  • 717,226

Review quote

"Harvey brings together with aplomb all the quintessential elements of a classic Victorian gothic: the beautiful but fortuneless heroine looking for a better life, the rambling estate with too many secrets, the suspicious-looking death of yet another beautiful girl, and, finally, the promise of a sultry and forbidden romance... The ghosts are genuinely creepy, the leading men are deliciously swoonworthy, and the ending is appropriately happy, making this a perfect accompaniment to a stormy night and a nice spot of tea." -"The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books " "Harvey (the Drake Chronicles) delivers a fun adventure in the form of a Victorian mystery novel that captures the feel (and the flaws) of the age... Harvey's writing is witty and brings headstrong, irreverent Violet to life. "-Publishers Weekly" "Harvey keeps the narrative moving smoothly and well as she weaves romance, suspense and even a bit of comedy into the story.... A well-paced, clever and scary supernatural-sushow more

About Alyxandra Harvey

Alyxandra Harvey is the author of the Drake Chronicles-Hearts at Stake, Blood Feud, and Out for Blood. She studied creative writing and literature at York University and has had her poetry published in several magazines. She lives in an old Victorian farmhouse with a few resident ghosts, her husband, hawk, and two dogs.? www.alyxandraharvey.com www.thedrakechronicles.comshow more

Rating details

6,180 ratings
3.9 out of 5 stars
5 33% (2,043)
4 35% (2,169)
3 23% (1,448)
2 6% (377)
1 2% (143)
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