The Secret Rooms

Author: Catherine Bailey
ISBN: 9781410468628
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After opening a room in a wealthy British estate that had been sealed for 60 years, a historian discusses the intrigue surrounding the death of the Ninth Duke of Rutland and why he erased portions of his life from all family records. ...

Empty Mansions

Author: Bill Dedman
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 0345545567
Size: 73.31 MB
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The Clark family story spans nearly all of American history in three generations, from a log cabin in Pennsylvania to mining camps in the Montana gold rush, from backdoor politics in Washington to a distress call from an elegant Fifth ...

Black Diamonds

Author: Catherine Bailey
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698182952
Size: 21.32 MB
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From the New York Times–bestselling author of The Secret Rooms, the extraordinary true story of the downfall of one of England’s wealthiest families Fans of Downton Abbey now have a go-to resource for fascinating, real-life stories of ...

Belvoir Castle

Author: Jane Pruden
Publisher: Frances Lincoln
ISBN: 9780711230521
Size: 45.87 MB
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In this beautiful book, the Duchess of Rutland tells the story of the house, its contents, and its inhabitants for the first time, detailing examples of fine French furniture, Italian sculpture, and paintings by Gainsborough, Reynolds, ...

Grange House

Author: Sarah Blake
Publisher: Picador
ISBN: 9781429934923
Size: 29.50 MB
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A beautifully told, captivating novel of 19th century love and intrigue Maisie Thomas spends every summer with her parents at Grange House, a hotel on an island off the coast of Maine ruled by the elegant but distant Miss Grange.

17 Carnations

Author: Andrew Morton
Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books
ISBN: 1782434658
Size: 70.83 MB
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The story of the love affair between Wallis Simpson and King Edward VIII, and his abdication in order to marry the divorcée, has provoked fascination and discussion for decades.

Wicked Muncie

Author: Keith Roysdon
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1439658331
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June Holland, of the locally famous Holland triplets, killed her neighbor for refusing to sell her house. Authors Keith Roysdon and Douglas Walker explore the notorious and unusual side of Muncies history.

The Haunting Of Hill House

Author: Shirley Jackson
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101663006
Size: 51.52 MB
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The classic supernatural thriller by an author who helped define the genre First published in 1959, Shirley Jackson's The Haunting of Hill House has been hailed as a perfect work of unnerving terror.

The Phantom Of Fifth Avenue

Author: Meryl Gordon
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1455512648
Size: 30.17 MB
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Born in 1906, Huguette Clark grew up in her family's 121-room Beaux Arts mansion in New York and was one of the leading celebrities of her day.

The Disinherited

Author: Robert Sackville-West
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408824825
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It was only when the identity of the couple was revealed in the English press a fortnight later that the full story emerged.