The Abandoned Heart

The Abandoned Heart There is no bliss to be found in Bliss House In Old Gate Virginia stands a grand house built by Randolph Bliss a charming New York carpetbagger who in shook off dire warnings to build his ho

  • Title: The Abandoned Heart
  • Author: Laura Benedict
  • ISBN: 9781681772295
  • Page: 353
  • Format: Hardcover
  • There is no bliss to be found in Bliss House.In Old Gate, Virginia, stands a grand house built by Randolph Bliss, a charming New York carpetbagger who, in 1878, shook off dire warnings to build his home elsewhere For the ground beneath Bliss House is tainted with the kind of tragedy that curses generations, seeping through the foundation and sowing madness in its wake HiThere is no bliss to be found in Bliss House.In Old Gate, Virginia, stands a grand house built by Randolph Bliss, a charming New York carpetbagger who, in 1878, shook off dire warnings to build his home elsewhere For the ground beneath Bliss House is tainted with the kind of tragedy that curses generations, seeping through the foundation and sowing madness in its wake His first and second wives, and his young Japanese mistress, Kiku, bear witness to Randolph s growing insanity with stories of his cruel manipulations and their desperate struggles to find happiness for themselves and their children.Their desire to live and love and even take revenge also fills the house, triumphing even over death Spanning half a century, The Abandoned Heart is the prequel to Charlotte s Story and Bliss House, forming a trilogy of southern Gothic novels in which one haunted house begets haunted lives that echo over centuries A haunting so powerful that even Bliss House s destruction cannot kill it.

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    About "Laura Benedict"

    1. Laura Benedict

      Laura Benedict is the Edgar and ITW Thriller Award nominated author of seven novels of suspense, including the forthcoming The Stranger Inside February 2019 Small Town Trouble, her latest book, is a cozy crime novel Her Bliss House gothic trilogy includes The Abandoned Heart, Charlotte s Story Booklist starred review , and Bliss House Her short fiction has appeared in Ellery Queen s Mystery Magazine, and in numerous anthologies like Thrillers 100 Must Reads, The Lineup 20 Provocative Women Writers, and St Louis Noir A native of Cincinnati, she lives in Southern Illinois with her family Visit her at laurabenedict.

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