This Old House | The Reader’s Shelf, June 15, 2016

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When you pass an abandoned mansion, are you immediately transported back to a time when people were elegant and skeletons were hidden in every closet? Here are seven books that feature those fascinating edifices, with an atmospheric feel and parallel narratives that switch between time lines.

Fiction from Harris, Mack, Morton, Strout, and Wells | Xpress Reviews

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Harris limns Cicero, Mack’s Maisie gets Choked Up, Morton’s latest features gothic undertones, Strout’s Lucy is highly recommended, Wells’s comic mystery is shouting “series”

Mystery and More: Kate Morton’s Carefully Structured The Lake House Has Broad Appeal

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History, mystery, a split yet deftly interlocking time frame, the complexities of family, the sweep of England’s grand country homes—of course it’s a Kate Morton novel.

Xpress Reviews: Fiction | First Look at New Books, October 26, 2012

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The stress of surrogacy in a gay relationship, secrets from World War II are revealed to an unexpected ending, musician siblings encounter American GIs in 1942 Australia

RA Crossroads: What To Watch (and Read) After Downton Abbey

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RA Crossroads: What To Watch (and Read) After Downton Abbey