shroud for grandmama.

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John Franklin Bardin wrote this delightfully odd genre blender using the pseudonym "Douglas Ashe." A Shroud for Grandmama () begins as a HIBK style Gothic suspense but from the get-go Bardin assures the reader the story will not be your average Gothic with a damsel in a nightie running rampant through a spooky house.

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Bardin was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, where his father was a well-to-do coal merchant and his mother an office worker. Nearly all of his immediate family died of various illnesses Genre: Crime fiction.

BOOK ONE: The Gilded Shroud BOOK TWO: The Deathly Portent BOOK THREE: The Opium Purge BOOK FOUR: The Candlelit Coffin BOOK FIVE: The Mortal Blow she is called in by the Grandmama to find out if it was an accident. She finally solves it but there is a lot of heartaches involved. Loved the book. Read more.

Helpful. Comment Report abuse/5(26). A Shroud for Grandmama () begins as a HIBK style Gothic suspense but from the get-go Bardin assures the reader the story will not be your average Gothic with a damsel in a nightie running rampant through a spooky house.

To begin with Abigail Longstreet wouldn't be caught dead wearing a nightie. BOOK ONE: The Gilded Shroud BOOK TWO: The Deathly Portent BOOK THREE: The Opium Purge BOOK FOUR: The Candlelit Coffin BOOK FIVE: The Mortal Blow she is called in by the Grandmama to find out if it was an accident.

She finally solves it but there is a lot of heartaches involved. Loved the book. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse/5(26). The Rough Guide to Cult Fiction show list info. This list comes from the book The Rough Guide to Cult Fiction.

It includes the books listed in the essential and further reading sections for the authors section. users 7, views A Shroud for Grandmama (Douglas Ashe (John Franklin Bardin)) Back inJohn Norris, of Pretty Sinister Books, posted a review on his blog calling A Shroud for Grandmama "a lively and entertaining detective" with a fantastic and engaging narrator, but warned that it "is somewhat scarce in either hardcover or paperback." So the book lingered on my wishlist, like an earthbound spirit, when recently, I.

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He became a ticket-taker and bouncer at a local roller-skating rink and educated himself by working at night, reading and clerking in a bookstore. Aaron's Animals is a series of videos documenting the life of Aaron and his Animals. On this YouTube channel you will find the entire collection of Aaron's Animals.

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The matriarch hated her whole family and caused them to be the same. When the granddaughter-in- law is pushed over a cliff and lands at Lady Fans feet, she is called in by the Grandmama to find out if it was an accident.

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Well dear reader, back in your great-great-great-great grandmama’s time, children were given a tiny pottery doll to play with. This doll was made. The matriarch hated her whole family and caused them to be the same. When the granddaughter-in- law is pushed over a cliff and lands at Lady Fans feet, she is called in by the Grandmama to find out if it was an accident.

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Having very much enjoyed my first experience of Bardin’s work, The Deadly Percheron (), I was keen to sample more of his stories. I don’t often take in the opening quotes of mysteries, so keen am I to start the novel proper, but today I did pause for a few seconds at least and I think Bardin’s choice of quote aptly hints to the truth that the darkest Written: COLE'S Funny Picture Book No.

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