The Distant Hours by Kate MortonIt starts with a letter, lost for half a century and unexpectedly delivered to Edie's mother on a Sunday afternoon. The letter leads Edie to Milderhurst Castle, where the eccentric Blythe spinsters live and where, she discovers, her mother was billeted during World War II. The elder Blythe sisters are twins and have spent most of their lives caring for their younger sister...
The House at Riverton by Kate MortonGrace Bradley went to work at Riverton House as a servant when she was just a girl, before the First World War. For years her life was inextricably tied up with the Hartford family, most particularly the two daughters, Hannah and Emmeline. In the summer of 1924, at a glittering society party held at the house, a young poet shot himself. The only witnesses were Hannah and...
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Take a haunted house/castle/garden, throw in some supernatural elements, maybe a family curse or two, a young girl or woman, possibly some romance,and maybe even a little time travel and what do you have? I'm calling it Modern Gothic.Book to Author, played 66 times.