The walker in shadows

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Dodd, Mead, 1979 - Fiction - 242 pages
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A trio of love stores that cross generations and centuries, a pair of historic houses that conceal old and new secret passions, and a series of ghostly appearances are interwoven to form a tapestry of complex horror and beauty

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Review: The Walker in Shadows

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Another paranormal/romantic suspense book from the masterful pen of Barbara Michaels. This one ties into the Civil War and the divisions in the country and in families. As a librarian, I loved the depiction of research. I also enjoyed the twists and turns before the resolution. Nicely done. Read full review

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My first novel by Elizabeth Peters writing as Barbara Michaels, this traditional haunted house tale stands out from others of its kind by way of the author's fluent narration, complex characters and ... Read full review


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Author Barbara Mertz was born in Canton, Illinois on September 29, 1927. She graduated with a Ph.D. in Egyptology from the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago in 1952. Her first three works were non-fiction titles dealing with topics in her field of study. These titles, "Temples, Tombs and Hieroglyphs," "Red Land, Black Land" and "Two Thousand Years in Rome" were written using her true name. She also writes novels under the pseudonymns Barbara Michaels and Elizabeth Peters. She is the author of the Amelia Peabody series, the Vicky Bliss series, and the Jacqueline Kirby series. In 1989, she won an Agatha for Naked Once More.