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Valerie Martin - Author


Valerie Martin is the author of two collections of short fiction and six novels, including Italian Fever, The Great Divorce and Mary Reilly [the Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde story, from the viewpoint of a housemaid] which was filmed with Julia Roberts and John Malkovich. Her most recent book is a non-fiction work about St Francis of Assisi: Salvation: Scenes from the Life of St Francis. She lives in upstate New York.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Valerie Martin

The Ghost of the Mary Celeste by Valerie Martin
The Ghost of the Mary Celeste
Valerie Martin
Arthur Conan Doyle meets, on a promotional tour in America, one Violet Petra, a famed medium of the period who seems to have a connection within or to the fated ship whose passengers and crew disappeared in 1872. Violet is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/06/2015
The Ghost of the Mary Celeste by Valerie Martin
The Ghost of the Mary Celeste
Valerie Martin
Arthur Conan Doyle meets, on a promotional tour in America, one Violet Petra, a famed medium of the period who seems to have a connection within or to the fated ship whose passengers and crew disappeared in 1872. Violet is...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/02/2014
The Confessions of Edward Day by Valerie Martin
The Confessions of Edward Day
Valerie Martin
Set in the theatre world of the 1970’s this story brings together a group of colourful, charming and calculating characters. A story of misplaced loyalties, a love triangle and the competitive, jealous world of the theatre make for a thoroughly...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/08/2010
Trespass by Valerie Martin
Trespass
Valerie Martin
Trespass is a beautifully written and complex tale of love, jealousy, transgression, forgiveness, identity, and war. Brendan and Chloe Dale are the epitome of upper middle-class America living a very comfortable life in rural upstate New York. All seems well...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/07/2008

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