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Mistress of Moontide Manor

4.09  ·  Rating details ·  11 ratings  ·  3 reviews
"Go back! Go back before the tide turns!"

A chilly winter mist rolled in from the ocean as Joellen James made her way along the boardwalk of Atlantic City, past darkened pleasure palaces and abandoned bath houses. Penniless and alone, Joellen was grateful for the opportunity to live in the infant resort and work as a "printer's devil" in her uncle's small shop. But when she

Mass Market Paperback, 288 pages
Published August 1st 1990 by Zebra
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Sarah Mac
Boring as batshit. Also, I either hated or didn't care about any of the characters. Like CASTLE OF CRUSHED SHAMROCKS, this book offers an unusual gothic setting with an intriguing premise, but Karr's writing style sucks all life from the story. Literally everything that happened in the conclusion was predicable by chapter 3. Bonus: the heroine was such a holier-than-thou judgmental moron that I couldn't stand to read about her bullshit. She fails to question or even glance at the most bloody obv ...more
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On the lighter side of Gothic Zebra fare...the first half felt a bit like a cross between something YA and a cozy historical really reminded me a lot of the Sunfire Historical Romance series from the late 1980s. So it was probably the unique setting - Altlantic City right before the turn of the century - that provided the most interest for me in the beginning. Our Heroines behavior (I am independent female hear me ROAR) bordered on the ridiculous, especially in the beginning. The se ...more
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Shelves: gothic, romance
I absolutely love gothic romances with all of the mystery and the strong female characters. Lee Karr is an amazing author incorporating an unforgettable story with amazing characters.
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Pseudonym/s: Leona Karr

From Author Bio

The first time Leona (Lee) Karr saw her words in print was in the sixth grade when she won an essay contest and her entry was published in the city newspaper. That same thrill, always tinged with a little surprise, is still there after over 30 published books.

Although she has written mysteries, historical romances, gothics, and paranormal romanc

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