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Picture the Dead

(2010)
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Jennie's connection with her twin brother, Toby, grew stronger after he died in 1864. Now Jennie must rely on her ability to communicate with the dead to find out what has happened to her beloved fiance, Will, while he was off at war. The army says he died honorably in battle. His brother confides that he became a violent criminal and died in a prison camp. Jennie begins to doubt that anyone is telling her the truth.

This intriguing combination of historical romance, paranormal thriller, and clever mystery is illustrated by bestselling artist Lisa Brown. The unique visuals originated from real Civil War daguerreotypes that were transformed into eerie mementos for Jennie's scrapbook.

With the help of a spiritualist photographer, the spirit of her dead fiance, and the clues she discovers and keeps in her scrapbook, Jennie must put together the pieces of this mystery before she loses her home, her fortune, and possibly her life.

    

Praise for this book

"I loved Picture the Dead. Eerie, romantic, moody, and immersive." - Holly Black

"Open Picture the Dead by Adele Griffin and Lisa Brown and step into the rich, nineteenth century scrapbook filled with ghosts, betrayals, murder, and love. A haunting work, beautifully told." - Brian Selznick


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Used availability for Adele Griffin's Picture the Dead

Hardback Editions

May 2010 : USA Hardback
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Title: Picture the Dead
Author(s): Adele Griffin, Lisa Brown
ISBN: 1-4022-3712-X / 978-1-4022-3712-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

February 2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: Picture the Dead
Author(s): Adele Griffin, Lisa Brown
ISBN: 1-4022-6834-3 / 978-1-4022-6834-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

February 2012 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Picture the Dead
Author(s): Adele Griffin, Lisa Brown
Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA