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Michaels, Barbara 1927-2013

Overview
Works: 97 works in 1,032 publications in 10 languages and 57,661 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Suspense fiction, American  History  Political fiction  Paranormal fiction  Suspense fiction  Horror fiction  Ghost stories 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3563.E747, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Barbara Michaels
Publications by Barbara Michaels
Publications by Barbara Michaels, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Barbara Michaels
 
Most widely held works by Barbara Michaels
Vanish with the rose by Barbara Michaels( Book )
39 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,840 libraries worldwide
The dead fast intrudes on the present when Diana Reed, posing as a landscape architect, is forced to confront deadly forces in the 18 century mansion which is being restored by a pair of wealthy eccentrics
The dancing floor by Barbara Michaels( Book )
24 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,738 libraries worldwide
On a tour of English gardens Heather Tradescant, an amateur horticulturist from the U.S., pays a visit to the 17th Century Troytan House. Owner Frank Karim invites her to stay so she can help beautify his grounds. For Heather it is the start of a romantic adventure with a good dose of witchcraft
Stitches in time by Barbara Michaels( Book )
32 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,689 libraries worldwide
An anthropology student working in a store in Virginia touches a haunted quilt and comes under its spell. As a result she falls in love with the owner's husband and is ready to kill to get him. By the author of Shattered Silk
Houses of stone by Barbara Michaels( Book )
17 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 2,641 libraries worldwide
Fortunately, Karen has the help of her eccentric and able mentor, Peggy, whose historical expertise proves to be invaluable. And, as she painstakingly deciphers the crabbed, charred pages, she begins to wonder whether she has the assistance of Ismene herself. Is the tale of Gothic horror that Ismene tells not a novel but a memoir, the very possession of which may jeopardize Karen's life? Ismene's legacy calls out from the past, from an eerie world fraught with terrifying impressions of fire and ice that will not die until the painful truths that inhabit houses of stone are revealed
Into the darkness by Barbara Michaels( Book )
25 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,434 libraries worldwide
Meg Venturi returns to her hometown to run an antique store after her beloved grandfather dies. Slowly she is drawn into a web of intrigue and murder!
Other worlds by Barbara Michaels( Book )
19 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and Polish and held by 2,376 libraries worldwide
A conference of specialists on the occult is convened to analyze two 19th century ghost hauntings, one in Tennessee, the other in Connecticut. Attended by such experts as Harry Houdini and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the conference attempts to arrive at an explanation. By the author of The Dancing Floor
Search the shadows by Barbara Michaels( Book )
29 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,329 libraries worldwide
Haskell Maloney was cruelly orphaned when she was just a baby. Now, twenty-two years later, she receives confirmation of the bitter truth she always suspected: the fallen war hero whose name she shares was not her father. Her quest for answers -- and a personal history -- brings Haskell to the famed Oriental Institute in Chicago, a city in which her mother lived and thrived before her strange, untimely death. But by rummaging around in the darkness, Haskell's exposing much more than she bargained for. And now she's racing against the clock to discover who she really is ... and why someone is suddenly determined to kill her
Smoke and mirrors by Barbara Michaels( Book )
21 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 2,278 libraries worldwide
When young Erin Hartsock joins the staff working on the senatorial campaign of congresswoman Rosemary White Marshall, her idealism is turned upside down by the intrigue, romance, danger, and malevolence surrounding her and her colleagues
Shattered silk by Barbara Michaels( Book )
30 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,176 libraries worldwide
A series of disturbing and increasingly threatening events turn Karen's dream of opening an antique clothing store into a nightmare
Be buried in the rain by Barbara Michaels( Book )
27 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,102 libraries worldwide
Caring for her somewhat sinister Grandmother Carr while on vacation at the former family "plantation" in Virginia, medical student Julie Newcomb becomes involved in a mystery when the gruesome remains of a young woman and her infant are discovered
The grey beginning by Barbara Michaels( Book )
30 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,912 libraries worldwide
Recovering from a breakdown that followed the sudden death of her young husband, Bart, Kathy Malone journeys to Florence to visit his family and finds herself haunted by memories and misunderstandings
The wizard's daughter by Barbara Michaels( Book )
30 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and held by 1,844 libraries worldwide
A young woman in Victorian England finds sanctuary with a Duchess who believes her to be the daughter of a spirtualist she once loved
Here I stay by Barbara Michaels( Book )
24 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,764 libraries worldwide
A beautifully authentic, handsomely appointed Victorian house-turned-country inn, with its own private graveyard includes among its residents and guests an obnoxious psychic, surprising lovers, and an apparently genuine ghost
Wait for what will come by Barbara Michaels( Book )
31 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,573 libraries worldwide
She was the last of an ancient Cornish clan, and everyone seemed to welcome her to the huge mansion she'd inherited except for Mrs. Pendennis, the eccentric housekeeper who advised her to leave at once to avoid the ancestral curse
The walker in shadows by Barbara Michaels( Book )
24 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 1,570 libraries worldwide
The house next door to Pat Robbins'eerily identical to the home Pat shares with her college-aged son, Mark'has been empty for years, the darkness within seeming to warn all to stay away. Now new tenants are moving in: affable Josef Friedrichs and his lovely daughter, Kathy, who has stolen Mark's heart on first glance. But something is not right'something old and secret lurking in the shadows that fresh paint and new furnishings cannot mask or exorcise. There is evil alive in the heart of the house next door'and it means to feed on the fears of two families ... and drag Kathy Friedrichs with it into peril
Greygallows by Barbara Michaels( Book )
34 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,511 libraries worldwide
London in the 1840's. Suspense novel
House of many shadows by Barbara Michaels( Book )
28 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,506 libraries worldwide
After her accident, Meg's mind played tricks on her. Her recuperation in the old house did not stop the hallucinations--instead they became terrifying
Ammie, come home by Barbara Michaels( Book )
27 editions published between 1968 and 2005 in English and German and held by 1,491 libraries worldwide
Hosting what was supposed to be a harmless séance to entertain her visiting niece, Sara, in her elegant Georgetown home, Ruth Bennett comes face to face with an unwelcome spirit who reveals a dark history of lust, treachery, violence, and murder that now plagues the modern-day inhabitants of the haunted house
Someone in the house by Barbara Michaels( Book )
21 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,468 libraries worldwide
Anne and Kevin housesit at Grayhaven Manor, an English Gothic mansion transplanted stone-by-stone to Pennsylvania, planning to write a book, when something--elusive and powerful, beautiful and seductive--distracts them
Black rainbow by Barbara Michaels( Book )
23 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,427 libraries worldwide
Megan arrives at Edmund Mandeville's manor to become governess, marries him, and then finds he is not the man she thought he was
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Mertz, Barbara

マイクルズ, バーバラ
Languages
English (456)
German (31)
Finnish (15)
Polish (6)
French (4)
Chinese (4)
Hungarian (2)
Norwegian (2)
Thai (1)
Russian (1)
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