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  • 2 of 3 copies available at Lackawanna County Library System.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Abington Community Library FICTION JONES (Text) 50687011308601 Stacks Checked Out 12/14/2019
Albright Memorial Library FICTION JONES (Text) 50686014718790 Storage Available -
Valley Community Library FICTION JONES (Text) 50690011014336 Stacks Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316254465
  • ISBN: 0316254460
  • Physical Description: 423 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First North American Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Mulholland Books, Little, Brown and Company, 2014.

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"A novel"--Jacket.
Originally published in Great Britain by Headline Publishing Group, July 2013.
Summary, etc.:
A family is hunted by a centuries-old monster: a man with a relentless obsession who can take on any identity. The String Diaries opens with Hannah frantically driving through the night--her daughter asleep in the back, her husband bleeding out in the seat beside her. In the trunk of the car rests a cache of diaries dating back 200 years, tied and retied with strings through generations. The diaries carry the rules for survival that have been handed down from mother to daughter since the 19th century. But how can Hannah escape an enemy with the ability to look and sound like the people she loves? Stephen Lloyd Jones's debut novel is a sweeping thriller that extends from the present day, to Oxford in the 1970s, to Hungary at the turn of the 19th century, all tracing back to a man from an ancient royal family with a consuming passion--a boy who can change his shape, insert himself into the intimate lives of his victims, and destroy them. If Hannah fails to end the chase now, her daughter is next in line. Only Hannah can decide how much she is willing to sacrifice to finally put a centuries-old curse to rest.
Subject: Diaries > Fiction.
Genre: Thrillers (Fiction)
Horror fiction.
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