The Secret Rooms

Author: Catherine Bailey
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101636742
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For fans of Downton Abbey, this New York Times bestseller is the enthralling true story of family secrets and aristocratic intrigue in the days before WWI After the Ninth Duke of Rutland, one of the wealthiest men in Britain, died alone in ...

Phoenix Rising Collected Papers On Harry Potter 17 21 May 2007

Author: Sharon K. Goetz
ISBN: 0615195245
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IN HARRY POTTER Karen M. Bayne ... tower of Hogwarts Castle, a space he
soon comes to consider his real home, it sets in motion a classic coming-of-age
story that is also ... identity, a theme that is gradually developed in Harry Potter
262 Haunted Castles and Hidden Rooms: Gothic Spaces Identity in Harry Potter

Author: Clive Barker
ISBN: 9789747597684
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The Guernsey Magazine

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, the course of true love ran smooth ; not only Cupid but the king smiled upon the
enamoured pair, and, desiring ... While speaking her fingers closed convulsively
over the sharp weapon, and with a cry of pain she threw it across the room, while
a crimson stream flowed over her robe. ... streets en route for her castle in
Masovia, a gloomy pile with black tower that looked as though it hid many dark

Bazaar Exchange And Mart And Journal Of The Household

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It contains a curious monument of feudal times, being a secret chamber, the
entrance of which, by the law and custom of the family, ... The value of “Thira,” as
a story, is in no wise impaired thereby, and it is for its narrative freshness and
force, its dramatic .... The query of the haunted house in Berkeley-square was
asked in this paper in 1874, and met with the following ... With regard to the
secret room at Glammis Castle, Forfarshire, Scotland, Murray's “Guide to
Scotland” says: “This ...

In The Wrong Paradise

Author: Andrew Lang
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And Other Stories Andrew Lang ... The ' crowing of the wild Red Cock ' means
that the castle shall be burned down, of course (I'm beginning to know his style by
this time), and the lady is to elope, and the laird — that's Lord Perilous — is to
expire in the ' deed man's thraw ' : that is the name the old people give the Secret
Room. And all this is to happen when a Mackenzie, a member of a clan with
which we are at feud, sleeps in the Haunted Chamber ... It was true, but it was not

Real Ghosts Restless Spirits And Haunted Places

Author: Brad Steiger
Publisher: Visible Ink Press
ISBN: 1578594227
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We could see why Ben referred to the bed-and-breakfast as a castle. ... night the
proud, looming structure betrayed her magnificence as she beckoned us into her
Victorian elegance and enticed us with her secrets. ... (who were most likely
already asleep), we were escorted to the room reserved for us—passing the most
incredible antiques and luxurious ... of the earth, there was nary a square inch
that didn't have some interesting intrigue or history associated with it and a story
to tell.

Harper S New Monthly Magazine

Author: Henry Mills Alden
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A story I have just been thinking of, apropos of this tearful faculty in “shapes,”
suggests one of the most hospitable houses in Great Britain, and the kindliest
host, who told the story, the truth of which he vouched for, and his word is as true
as any I ever knew. A friend of his, he said, was stopping at a great country house
, full of traditions, haunted rooms, winding staircases, and the like; but no special
ghoststory was ... Fancy that stern old Scotch castle being forced to yield up its

This Is A Thriller

Author: Alan Warren
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 9780786419692
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"The Closed Cabinet," based on an anonymous Victorian ghost story, is an eerie
but not altogether satisfying effort more notable for its ... She insists on staying in
the castle's haunted room, where several Mervyn ancestors suffered violent
deaths. ... "You know, Alan," George comments, "anyone would think you were
trying to provoke me enough to make that curse come true. ... She finds a bust of
Hugh, Lord of Mervyn, and a hidden room containing the missing coffin of Lady


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Familiar to most people is the mystery of Glamis Castle, handed down from father
to son for many generations on the ... secret is well kept, and no outsiders save a
confidential agent for the estate have ever been trusted with the story of the family
. ... One story connected with the house, and believed by many, tells of a locked
and barred room, in a deserted wing of the ... This strange account is, I believe,
true so far that it is conclusively proved that a certain room in an unused portion
of ...