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BX00120646
Large print:To Die For; V J Banis:2019 Large print To Die For; V J Banis
To Die For; V J Banis
Author: Banis, V J
Year: 2019
Language: English
Type: Large print
Class Number: F
Publisher: Ulverscroft, 2019
Physical or Electronic: Physical
ISBN: 9781444842029
Extent: Large print, pbk
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1444824465
Large print:House of fools:2015 Large print
Author: Banis, V J
Year: 2015
Language: English
Type: Large print
Publisher: Linford
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Toby Stewart has been invited by her sister Anne to visit her at Fool's End, the manor where she works as a personal secretary to a famous author, and after his recent death has stayed on to catalogue his papers and manuscripts. But on arriving, Toby is dismayed to learn that Anne has mysteriously disappeared - without taking any of her possessions and without informing her employers. And most everyone there, it seems, has something to hide. Did Anne leave of her own volition - or has she perhaps been murdered?
246 pages (large print) (pbk)
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1444824821
Large print:Five green men:2015 Large print
Author: Banis, V J
Year: 2015
Language: English
Type: Large print
Publisher: Linford
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Nancy's vacation at her aunt's San Francisco mansion takes a nightmarish turn when she is attacked by a mysterious thief of ancient jade figurines. Her assailant's vows to kill her are very nearly successful more than once. Can she trust the stranger who has been following her ever since her arrival in the city, even though his intervention saves her life? Then she must contend with a murder she is powerless to stop, and the return of her father, who she'd been told had died when she was a child.
272 pages (large print) ; 19 cm (pbk)
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1444825542
Large print:The bishop's palace:2015 Large print
Author: Banis, V J
Year: 2015
Language: English
Type: Large print
Publisher: Linford
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Elizabeth Parker comes to Brazil to take up a job as a schoolteacher in the declining city of Manalos, skirting the Amazonian jungle. Hoping to start a new life, she instead finds forbidden love with the husband of her employer, the aristocratic Kitty Drayton, who lives in a decaying mansion with her spinster sister. The atmosphere of unease surrounding Elizabeth steadily grows into terror as she is stalked by a sinister figure during Rio's Carnival, culminating in a shocking murder - for which she becomes the obvious suspect.
272 pages (large print) ; 19 cm (pbk)
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1444825909
Large print:Blood moon:2015 Large print
Author: Banis, V J
Year: 2015
Language: English
Type: Large print
Publisher: Linford
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Jeannie's half-sister, Clare, has died in what Jeannie feels are suspicious circumstances. Under the assumed identity of governess to Clare's young daughter, Varda, she has come to the island of Langdon's Purlieu to investigate for herself. Once in the house, she cannot understand why the servants seem perpetually frightened. 'Please, miss!' the maid begs her. 'Leave this place! Leave before the blood moon rises over the sea!' Can Jeannie unravel the secrets of the old house, or will she die in the attempt?
288 pages (large print) ; 19 cm (pbk)
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1444824104
Large print:Shadows:2015 Large print
Author: Banis, V J
Year: 2015
Language: English
Type: Large print
Publisher: Linford
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Maggie Berke, grandest of the Hollywood grand dames, retired from acting to support her son, a talented child film star. But cruel fate, in the form of pneumonia, soon ended his career. Blaming herself for his demise, Maggie remains in her Hollywood mansion with her step-daughter. But there are dark shadows in her life, and a growing sense of fear that leads her to invite her niece, Mari, to visit her. Mari soon begins to suspect that the old woman is terrified of something - and to share her fear.
256 pages (large print) (pbk)
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1444840479
Large print:Haunted Helen:2019 Large print
Author: Banis, V J
Year: 2019
Language: English
Type: Large print
Publisher: Linford
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Mentally scarred by her parents' violent deaths, Helen Sparrow was sent for treatment at a residential psychiatric clinic. Now discharged, she returns to a shadowy old mansion, the scene of both the murders and her repressed, unhappy childhood. But she senses an evil presence in the house: something that follows her along the gloomy halls and whispers just on the edge of her consciousness. Is she insane? Or does some supernatural echo of that terrible night lurk within those walls?
272 pages (large print) ; 19 cm (pbk)
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1444833103
Large print:The mystery of bloodstone:2017 Large print
Author: Banis, V J
Year: 2017
Language: English
Type: Large print
Publisher: Linford
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Ancient Bloodstone Manor stands on a rocky knoll overlooking the village of Skull Point. What is the secret that sends Vanessa and her aged guardian, Tutrice, rushing there despite the violent raging of a storm? What keeps Vanessa's parents prisoner within its walls? Who is the mysterious sailor found half-drowned on the beach, wearing a bloodstone ring that Vanessa recognizes at once? Bloodstone - a house of secrets. A house of mystery. Mysteries that Vanessa must solve if she is ever to know happiness.
280 pages (large print) ; 19 cm (pbk)
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144483634X
Large print:Prisoner of Kelsey House:2018 Large print
Author: Banis, V J
Year: 2018
Language: English
Type: Large print
Publisher: Linford
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: After her ailing, domineering mother dies, Jennifer is invited by relatives she never knew she had to visit them at Kelsey House. But her car stalls on the way there, and the house itself is an eerie old rambling place where it's all too easy to get lost. What's more, every so often a group of ghostly figures dances what might be a child's game, or a primitive rite, on the lawn. What is the secret of Kelsey House and its strange inhabitants - and will Jennifer escape with her life?
296 pages (large print) ; 19 cm (pbk)
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BX00106662
Large print:The lion's gate:2016 Large print
Author: Banis, V J
Year: 2016
Language: English
Type: Large print
Publisher: Linford
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: On holiday with her wayward sister Allison at a lakeside town, Peggy Conners is perplexed when Allison packs her bags and vanishes overnight, without explanation. Believing her sister to be in great danger, Peggy eventually traces and confronts her, now living on an island at the Lions family mansion. But then Allison asserts that her name is actually Melissa Lions - and that she has never seen Peggy before in her life!
288 pages (large print) ; 19 cm (pbk)
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1444817965
Large print:I am Isabella:2013 Large print
Author: Banis, V J
Year: 2013
Language: English
Type: Large print
Publisher: Linford
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: It seems an innocent enough deception: pretend to be the absent heiress, Isabella Hale, just for one evening. And certainly the objective is a noble one: to present a generous cheque to an unquestionably deserving charity. As it turns out, however, Carol Andrews' identity is not the only thing that isn't all it seems.
240 pages (large print) ; 19 cm (pbk)
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