The dead of winter /

In Victorian England an orphaned boy goes to stay with his strange guardian in a desolate, moated manor house during a cold and snowy Christmas, where he soon realises that the house and its grounds harbor many secrets, dead and alive.

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Main Author: Priestley, Chris, 1958- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : Bloomsbury, 2012.
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Main Author:Priestley, Chris, 1958-
Summary:In Victorian England an orphaned boy goes to stay with his strange guardian in a desolate, moated manor house during a cold and snowy Christmas, where he soon realises that the house and its grounds harbor many secrets, dead and alive.

After Michael's parents die, he is invited to stay with his guardian in a desolate country house. He begins to suspect something is not quite right on the day he arrives when he spots a mysterious woman out in the frozen mists. But little can prepare him for the solitude of the house itself. His guardian is rarely seen, and there's a malevolent force lurking in an old hallway mirror. As the chilling suspense builds, Michael realizes that the house and its grounds harbor many more secrets-bothdead and alive.

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Physical Description:218 p. ; 21 cm.
ISBN:1599907453 (hardback)
9781599907451 (hardback)
Author Notes:

Chris Priestley is the author of the spine-tingling Uncle Montague's Tales of Terror, Tales of Terror from the Black Ship and Mister Creecher. Chris is also an illustrator, painter, and cartoonist.


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