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Haunting Violet

Haunting Violet

Harvey, Alyxandra

Violet Willoughby doesn't believe in ghosts, especially since her mother has worked as a fraudulent medium for a decade. Violet has taken part in enough of her mother's tricks to feel more than a little jaded about anything supernatural. The ghosts, however, believe in Violet and she's been seeing them everywhere

Book. English. Ghost stories. Young adult fiction. Horror. Fiction 13+.
Published London: Bloomsbury, 2011
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Statement of responsibility: Alyxandra Harvey
ISBN: 1408811316, 9781408811313
Intended audience: Adolescent.
Note: Originally published: New York: Walker.
Physical Description: 343 p. ; 20 cm.
Subject: Twins Fiction.; Mothers and daughters Fiction.; Murder Investigation Fiction.; Apparitions Fiction.; Mediums Fiction.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 4.8
Interest Level: UY
Points: 12
Quiz Number: 221525

Author note

Alyxandra Harvey is the author of theDrake Chronicles. She studied creative writing and literature at York University and has had her poetry published in magazines, including theAntigonish Review,Room of One's Own,OnSpecandCV2. When not writing, she is a bellydancer and jewellery maker. Alyxandra lives in Ontario, Canada.


Praise forMy Love Lies Bleeding:

'Harvey builds an engaging world of vampire cultures balanced with a smart mix of darkness and humor'
Publishers Weekly||'Witty, sly, and never disappointing . . . Fun, funny, and a relief fromTwilightwannabes, this first instalment in theDrake Chronicleshas lots to offer for savvy readers and gives vampire addicts a nice twist on their usual fare'
Booklist||Praise forHaunting Violet:

'I loved this ghostly romp through Victorian high society, from the author of the vampiric Drake Chronicles. Plenty of romance and a sexy, sassy heroine'
Fiona Noble, The Bookseller||'Strong female characters, great period detail and plenty of ghostly goings on'
The Bookseller