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  • ISBN: 9781250230058
  • ISBN: 1250230055
  • Physical Description: print
    351 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Minotaur Books, 2020.

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General Note: "Originally published in Great Britain by HQ, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, Ltd. [in 2018]"--Title page verso.
Summary, etc.: "Rebecca James unveils a chilling modern gothic novel of a family consumed by the shadows and secrets of its past in The Woman in the Mirror. For more than two centuries, Winterbourne Hall has stood atop a bluff overseeing the English countryside of Cornwall and the sea beyond. In 1947, Londoner Alice Miller accepts a post as governess at Winterbourne, looking after Captain Jonathan de Grey's twin children. Falling under the de Greys' spell, Alice believes the family will heal her own past sorrows. But then the twins' adoration becomes deceitful and taunting. Their father, ever distant, turns spiteful and cruel. The manor itself seems to lash out. Alice finds her surroundings subtly altered, her air slightly chilled. Something malicious resents her presence, something clouding her senses and threatening her very sanity. In present day New York, art gallery curator Rachel Wright has learned she is a descendant of the de Greys and heir to Winterbourne. Adopted as an infant, she never knew her birth parents or her lineage. At long last, Rachel will find answers to questions about her identity that have haunted her entire life. But what she finds in Cornwall is a devastating tragic legacy that has afflicted generations of de Greys. A legacy borne from greed and deceit, twisted by madness, and suffused with unrequited love and unequivocal rage"--
Subject: Governesses England Fiction
Twins Fiction
Adoptees Fiction
Family secrets Fiction
Inheritance and succession Fiction
Cornwall (England : County) Fiction
Genre: Mystery fiction.
Historical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Psychological fiction.
Gothic fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.
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