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The house on Tradd Street

by White, Karen

Format: Print Book 2008
Availability: Available at 12 Libraries 12 of 14 copies
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The brilliant, chilling debut of Karen White's New York Times bestselling Tradd Street series, featuring a Charleston real estate agent who loves old houses'and the secret histories inside them. Practical Melanie Middleton hates to admit she can see ghosts. But she's going to have to accept it. An old man she recently met has died, leaving her his historic Tradd Street home, complete with housekeeper, dog'and a family of ghosts anxious to tell her their secrets. Enter Jack Trenholm, a gorgeous writer obsessed with unsolved mysteries. He has reason to believe that diamonds from the Confederate Treasury are hidden in the house. So he turns the charm on with Melanie, only to discover he's the smitten one. It turns out Jack's search has caught the attention of a malevolent ghost. Now, Jack and Melanie must unravel a mystery of passion, heartbreak'and even murder.
Published Reviews
Publisher's Weekly Review: "In this engaging novel from Southern novelist White (The Memory of Water), buttoned-up real estate agent Melanie Middleton, lover of order and all things modern, inherits an old house in Charleston, S.C., from a virtual stranger. Melanie can't help seeing the house as a big white elephant, especially regarding the terms; according to the will, Melanie's required to live in the house for a year, restoring it to its former glory, before she can sell so much as a piece of china. But as the house draws the attention (and ulterior motives) of a colorful group of locals, particularly GQ-handsome journalist Jack Trenholm, Melanie finds she has plenty of volunteers to help out. White skillfully balances her tale at the meeting point of romance, mystery and ghost story. The supernatural elements are not played for scares, but instead refine and reveal Melanie's true character; Melanie and Jack flirt with sparkling, snarky energy, but White also digs deeper, giving Melanie a tragic past that's handled with compassion and realism. A fun and satisfying read, this series kickoff should hook a wide audience. (Nov.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved"
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Additional Information
Series Charleston Mystery series
#1 - The House on Tradd Street
#2 - The Girl on Legare Street
#3 - The Strangers on Montagu Street
#4 - Return to Tradd Street
#5 - The Guests on South Battery
Subjects Real estate agents -- Fiction.
Single women -- Fiction.
Haunted houses -- Fiction.
Historic buildings -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Fiction.
Charleston (S.C.) -- Fiction.
Ghost stories.
Love stories.
Publisher New York :New American Library,2008
Language English
Description 339 pages ; 21 cm
ISBN 9780451225092 (pbk.)
0451225090 (pbk.)
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