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Grange House

Grange House

A Novel

Sarah Blake

Picador

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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.

Praise for Grange House

“[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

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Sarah Blake

Sarah Blake is a graduate of Yale University and New York University, where she received her Ph.D. in Victorian literature. She is the author of Grange House and The Postmistress. She lives in Evanston, Illinois.

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