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Deborah Noyes

Author of Gothic: Ten Original Dark Tales

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About the Author

Deborah Noyes writes nonfiction and fiction for young readers and adults. Her books include One Kingdom: Our Lives with Animals, The Ghosts of Kerfol, Ten Days a Madwoman: The Daring Life and Turbulent Times of the Original Girl Reporter Nellie Bly, and Encyclopedia of the End: Mysterious Death in show more Fact, Fancy, Folklore, and More. She has also compiled and edited the short story anthologies Gothic!, The Restless Dead, and Sideshow. (Bowker Author Biography) show less
Image credit: Photo: Lisa Goodfellow Bowe

Works by Deborah Noyes

Gothic: Ten Original Dark Tales (2004) — Editor — 355 copies, 13 reviews
The Restless Dead: Ten Original Stories of the Supernatural (2009) — Editor; Contributor — 202 copies, 13 reviews
Hana in the Time of the Tulips (2004) 158 copies, 7 reviews
The Ghosts of Kerfol (2008) 146 copies, 10 reviews
Captivity (2010) 72 copies, 9 reviews
Angel and Apostle (2006) 58 copies, 7 reviews
One Kingdom: Our Lives with Animals (2006) 53 copies, 1 review
The Magician and the Spirits (2017) 52 copies, 1 review
Plague in the Mirror (2013) 33 copies, 1 review
Tooth and Claw: The Dinosaur Wars (2019) 29 copies, 1 review
When I Met the Wolf Girls (2007) 28 copies, 1 review

Associated Works

Exotic Gothic 5 [Vol 2] (2013) — Contributor — 9 copies


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What an excellent read. Short and exciting.
HFCoffill | 3 other reviews | Apr 21, 2023 |
Note: I received a digital review copy of this book from the publisher through NetGalley.
fernandie | Sep 15, 2022 |
This fascinating biography of Harry Houdini is centered on his quest to debunk fake spiritualism and find true psychic mediums who could communicate with the dead. Images of primary sources are found throughout the text. Includes Notes, Bibliography, Index.
NCSS | Jul 23, 2021 |
Cassandra Campbell narrates this biography of Alcott’s formative years evoking the high society speech of Massachusetts’ educated society of the mid 1800s. Bound only by her family’s often extreme, but genteel poverty and their adherence to transcendentalism, Louisa was a wild child—encouraged to enjoy nature and express herself in writing and theatrics. The Alcott family had many influential friends who influenced Louisa's thinking. Among these were Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, and Nathaniel Hawthorne. Louisa’s mother was from a society family, while her father was a ground-breaking, if unorthodox teacher. From a prolifically literary family, most of the included quotations are from family diary entries. Times of tragedy including Alcott's Civil War nurse experience are read with gravity, but in general, Campbell reads Alcott’s own words with Alcott’s characteristic fortitude. Despite her circumstances, Louisa May Alcott always had confidence that she would succeed. In a plucky voice, Campbell reads Alcott’s diary entry acknowledging that her assets amount to “eight cents and a fortune in prospects.”… (more)
shelf-employed | Feb 12, 2021 |



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