Picture the Dead

7 best books like Picture the Dead (Adele Griffin): A Night in the Lonesome October, The House of Dead Maids, The Old Willis Place, The Secret Life of Sparrow Delaney, The Seer of Shadows, Give Me a K-I-L-L, The Doctor's Wife

A Night in the Lonesome October
AuthorRoger Zelazny
Review updated yet again (and again) on November 1, 2018

A group read with some of my greatest friends: OhWell, Sarah, and Tadiana.

First a disclaimer: I lost count to the number of times I read the book. Seriously. I still find something new with each reread. I would also like to welcome...
AuthorClare B. Dunkle
Young Tabby Aykroyd has been brought to the dusty mansion of Seldom House to be nursemaid to a foundling boy. He is a savage little creature, but the Yorkshire moors harbor far worse, as Tabby soon discovers. Why do scores of dead maids and masters haunt Seldom House with a jealous devotion that extends...
The Old Willis Place
AuthorMary Downing Hahn
Diana and her little brother Georgie have been living in the woods behind the old Willis place, a decaying Victorian mansion, for what already seems like forever. They aren’t allowed to leave the property or show themselves to anyone. But when a new caretaker comes to live there with his young daughter,...
The Secret Life of Sparrow Delaney
AuthorSuzanne Harper
In high school, the last thing you want is for people to think you talk to ghosts.

When Sparrow begins tenth grade at a huge new school full of strangers, she thinks her dreams of anonymity and a fresh start are finally coming true. No more following in her six older sisters' footsteps. No more going...
The Seer of Shadows
Newbery Medalist Avi weaves one of his most suspenseful and scary tales—about a ghost who has to be seen to be believed and must be kept from carrying out a horrifying revenge.

The time is 1872. The place is New York City. Horace Carpetine has been raised to believe in science and rationality....
AuthorR.L. Stine
The cheerleading squad at Shadyside has always been strong, but now there are rumors that lack of funds may mean the end of cheerleading at Shadyside. That would be a shame for Heather Wyatt, who has just transferred from her old school, where she was a star, and is eager to join the squad. There s only one...
AuthorMary Elizabeth Braddon
When The Doctor's Wife was first published in 1864, Mary Elizabeth Braddon was well known for her scandalous bestseller, Lady Audley's Secret. Adultery, death, and the spectacle of female recrimination and suffering are the elements that combine to make The Doctor's Wife a classic women's 'sensation'...
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