Houses of Stone by Barbara MichaelsHouses of Stone by Barbara Michaels

Houses of Stone

byBarbara Michaels

Mass Market Paperback | January 27, 2009

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It is a find of inestimable value for Karen Holloway. The battered manuscript she holds in her hand—written in the nineteenth century and bearing the mysterious attribution "Ismene"—could prove a boon to the eager young English professor's career. But Karen's search for the author's true identity is carrying her into the gray shadows of the past, to places fraught with danger and terror. For the deeper she delves into Ismene's strange tale of gothic horror, the more she is haunted by the suspicion that the long-dead author was writing the truth . . . and that even now she is guiding Karen's investigation, leading her to terrible secrets hidden behind the cold walls of houses of stone.

Elizabeth Peters (writing as Barbara Michaels) was born and brought up in Illinois and earned her Ph.D. in Egyptology from the University of Chicago's famed Oriental Institute. Peters was named Grandmaster at the inaugural Anthony Awards in 1986, Grandmaster by the Mystery Writers of America at the Edgar(tm) Awards in 1998, and given T...
Title:Houses of StoneFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 6.75 × 4.19 × 0.96 inPublished:January 27, 2009Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0061582999

ISBN - 13:9780061582998


Rated 3 out of 5 by from House of Stone This book sort of reminded me of the movie "Dancer in the dark" and as the final pages were rolling I became so afraid of the ending. I have never wanted a happy ending for a character as I wanted one for Tsura and Mihai. They deserved it, after everything they went through.
Date published: 2017-10-14