The Dutch House

At the end of the Second World War, Cyril Conroy combines luck and a single canny investment to begin an enormous real estate empire, propelling his family from poverty to enormous wealth His first order of business is to buy the Dutch House, a lavish estate in the suburbs outside of Philadelphia.

Violet

In the lineage of Peter Straub s Julia, Scott Thomas Violet is the disturbing tale of a woman haunted by her long abandoned imaginary friend For many children, the summer of 1988 was filled with sunshine and laughter But for ten year old Kris Barlow, it was her chance to say goodbye to her dying

A Single Thread

1932 After the Great War took both her beloved brother and her fianc , Violet Speedwell has become a surplus woman, one of a generation doomed to a life of spinsterhood after the war killed so many young men Yet Violet cannot reconcile herself to a life spent caring for her grieving, embittered

Akin

A retired New York professor s life is thrown into chaos when he takes a young great nephew to the French Riviera, in hopes of uncovering his own mother s wartime secrets in the next masterpiece from New York Times bestselling author Emma Donoghue Noah Selvaggio is a retired chemistry professor and