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Jane Steele : a confession / Lyndsay Faye.

By: Faye, Lyndsay [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, [2016]Edition: U.S. edition.Description: 422 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780399169496; 0399169490; 9780425283202; 0425283208.Subject(s): Women serial murderers -- Fiction | Interpersonal relations -- Fiction | Orphans -- Fiction | Governesses -- Fiction | England -- Fiction | FICTION -- Historical | FICTION -- Crime | Governesses | Interpersonal relations | Orphans | Women serial murderersGenre/Form: Romantic suspense fiction | Mystery fiction | Detective and mystery fiction. | Black humor. | Fiction. | Black humor. | Satirical literature. | Romantic suspense fiction. | Black humor (Literature). | Mystery fiction.DDC classification: 813/.6 Summary: "A reimagining of Jane Eyre as a gutsy, heroic serial killer, from the author whose work The New York Times described as "riveting" and The Wall Street Journal called "thrilling."-- Provided by publisher.Summary: A sensitive orphan, Jane Steele suffers first at the hands of her spiteful aunt and predatory cousin, then at a grim school where she fights for her very life until escaping to London, leaving the corpses of her tormentors behind her. After years of hiding from the law, Jane discovers her aunt has died and her childhood home has a new master: Mr. Charles Thornfield, who seeks a governess. Jane takes the position incognito, and falls in love with the fascinating but caustic Mr. Thornfield, an army doctor returned from the Sikh Wars. Can she possess him-- body, soul, and secrets-- without revealing her own murderous past?
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"A reimagining of Jane Eyre as a gutsy, heroic serial killer, from the author whose work The New York Times described as "riveting" and The Wall Street Journal called "thrilling."-- Provided by publisher.

A sensitive orphan, Jane Steele suffers first at the hands of her spiteful aunt and predatory cousin, then at a grim school where she fights for her very life until escaping to London, leaving the corpses of her tormentors behind her. After years of hiding from the law, Jane discovers her aunt has died and her childhood home has a new master: Mr. Charles Thornfield, who seeks a governess. Jane takes the position incognito, and falls in love with the fascinating but caustic Mr. Thornfield, an army doctor returned from the Sikh Wars. Can she possess him-- body, soul, and secrets-- without revealing her own murderous past?

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