The library has about 22,000 books classified as fiction in the adult collections. With so many books there must be something good to read. If you are a fan of Daphne Du Maurier and her classic book Rebecca here are some other books you might like.
Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier – A classic novel of romantic suspense finds the second Mrs. Maxim de Winter entering the home of her mysterious and enigmatic new husband and learning the story of the house’s first mistress, to whom the sinister housekeeper is unnaturally devoted.
The Lantern by Deborah Lawrenson – Embarking on an affair with Dom, a wealthy older man she barely knows, and beginning a new life with him in Provence, Eve becomes obsessed with finding out why Dom refuses to talk about his previous marriage and what happened to his beautiful ex-wife.
Evil Eye: Four Novellas Gone Wrong by Joyce Carol Oates – Featuring four stories of love gone horribly wrong, this collection includes “The Flat Bed,” in which Cecelia, in order to enjoy the pleasures of intimacy with the love of her life, is forced to come face to face with the vile man who stole her innocence when she was just a child. Also available as an ebook from Overdrive.
The Distant Hours by Kate Morton -Featuring four stories of love gone horribly wrong, this collection includes “The Flat Bed,” in which Cecelia, in order to enjoy the pleasures of intimacy with the love of her life, is forced to come face to face with the vile man who stole her innocence when she was just a child.
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson – The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde depicts the gripping struggle of two opposing personalities — one essentially good, the other evil — for the soul of one man. Its tingling suspense and intelligent and sensitive portrayal of man’s dual nature reveals Stevenson as a writer of great skill and originality, whose power to terrify and move us remains, over a century later, undiminished. Also available as an ebook from Total BooX.
The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova – Discovering a medieval book and a cache of letters, a motherless American girl becomes the latest in a series of historians, including her late father, who investigate the possible surviving legacy of Vlad the Impaler. Available as an ebook and eaudio from Overdrive.
The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins – When Walter Hartwright encounters a solitary, terrified, beautiful woman dressed in white on a moonlit night in London, he feels impelled to solve the mystery of her distress. The story, full of secrets, locked rooms, lost memories, and surprise revelations, features heroine Marian Halcombe and drawing master Walter Hartright as sleuthing partners pitted against the diabolical Count Fosco and Sir Percival Glyde. This gothic psychological thriller, a mesmerizing tale of murder, intrigue, madness, and mistaken identity, has gripped the imagination of readers since its first publication in 1860. Also available as an ebook from Total BooX.
Black Creek Crossing by John Saul – Thirteen year old Angie Sullivan adores her family’s new home at Black Creek Crossing, until she discovers that the house had been the scene of a double murder and the focus of a series of increasingly bizarre events.
Fingersmith by Sarah Waters – Growing up as a foster child among a family of thieves, orphan Sue Trinder hopes to pay back that kindness by playing a key role in a swindle scheme devised by their leader, who is planning to con a fortune out of the naive Maud Lilly.
Rose Cottage by Mary Stewart – In 1940s England, a young woman searches for information on her mother. Kate Herrick was born out of wedlock and abandoned at the age of six. Now a widow, she returns to the shuttered cottage of her childhood and finds someone was there before her.