The House Of Velvet And Glass by Katherine Howe

The House Of Velvet And Glass

byKatherine Howe

Paperback | April 10, 2012

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Katherine Howe, author of the phenomenal New York Times bestseller The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane, returns with an entrancing historical novel set in Boston in 1915, where a young woman stands on the cusp of a new century, torn between loss and love, driven to seek answers in the depths of a crystal ball.
Still reeling from the deaths of her mother and sister on the Titanic, Sibyl Allston is living a life of quiet desperation with her taciturn father and scandal-plagued brother in an elegant town house in Boston's Back Bay. Trapped in a world over which she has no control, Sibyl flees for solace to the parlor of a table-turning medium.
But when her brother is suddenly kicked out of Harvard under mysterious circumstances and falls under the sway of a strange young woman, Sibyl turns for help to psychology professor Benton Derby, despite the unspoken tensions of their shared past. As Benton and Sibyl work together to solve a harrowing mystery, their long-simmering spark flares to life, and they realize that there may be something even more magical between them than a medium's scrying glass.
From the opium dens of Boston's Chinatown to the opulent salons of high society, from the back alleys of colonial Shanghai to the decks of the Titanic, The House of Velvet and Glass weaves together meticulous period detail, intoxicating romance, and a final shocking twist that will leave readers breathless.

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Katherine Howe got her Ph.D. in American and New England Studies at Boston University. She is author of one previous novel,The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane. She lives in Ithaca, NY, with her husband.
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Title:The House Of Velvet And GlassFormat:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 9 × 6.12 × 1 inPublished:April 10, 2012Publisher:Hachette BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1401341969

ISBN - 13:9781401341961

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