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Miranda Beverly-Whittemore

Biography

Miranda Beverly-Whittemore

Miranda Beverly-Whittemore is the author of THE EFFECTS OF LIGHT; SET ME FREE, which won the Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize for the best book of fiction by an American woman published in 2007; BITTERSWEET; and JUNE. A recipient of the Crazyhorse Fiction Prize, she lives and writes in Brooklyn and Vermont.

Miranda Beverly-Whittemore

Books by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore

by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore - Fiction, Suspense

Cassie Danvers is holed up in her family’s crumbling mansion mourning the loss of the woman who raised her --- her grandmother, June. But a knock on the door forces her out of isolation. Cassie has been named the sole heir to legendary matinee idol Jack Montgomery's vast fortune. How did Jack Montgomery know her name? Could he have crossed paths with her grandmother all those years ago? Soon Jack’s famous daughters come knocking, determined to wrestle Cassie away from the inheritance they feel is their due. Together, they all come to discover the true reasons for June’s silence about that long-ago summer, when June and Jack’s lives were forever altered by murder, blackmail and betrayal.

by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore - Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Suspense

On scholarship at a prestigious East Coast college, ordinary Mabel Dagmar is surprised to befriend her roommate, Genevra Winslow. Ev invites Mabel to spend the summer at her Vermont cottage, Bittersweet, where her family has held court for more than a century. However, a terrible discovery leads to shocking violence and reveals what the Winslows may have done to keep their power intact. Mabel must choose to either expose the secret and be expelled from paradise, or make Ev's dark world her own.