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Paper Ghosts

(2018)
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Having lived his life suspected of being a serial killer, Carl Louis Feldman begins his journey into old age at a nursing home in Texas. Though he was never charged with any crimes, the staff aren't sorry to see him go when his estranged daughter arrives to take her father on what could be his last road trip.

When Carl protests that this is not his daughter at all, the nurses are all too ready to excuse it as a product of his steadily deteriorating mind. But were those old suspicions about him true? And if he is an honest man, who has just driven him away from safety?

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"Paper Ghosts is the spellbinding, brilliantly original story of a young woman desperate to find her missing sister and the man who she suspects knows the truth, joined together on a perilous journey as elusive and mysterious as the paper ghosts that lure them. Julia Heaberlin’s love for Texas spills across every page." - Carla Buckley

"A stunner: a creepy, complicated thriller that crawls under your skin from the outset and burrows deeper with every page; the kind of ‘there’s no way this is going to end well’ story in which you know that what the character is doing is a very, very bad idea, but you can’t look away. It’s a chilling, nuanced, just-one-more-page novel from a master of psychological suspense. Highly recommended!" - Karen Dionne

"An exceptional read, with a deftly woven plot—a book to devour in one sitting. This is breathless storytelling at its very best, with a deeply satisfying ending that will give book groups—and all your friends, when you recommend it—much to discuss." - Elizabeth Haynes

"With prose as sharp and flinty as the book’s protagonist, Paper Ghosts takes a deep dive into the murky well of moral ambiguity, as one woman’s obsession with her missing sister collides with a serial killer’s dementia over the course of a thrill-packed road trip deep into the heart of Texas. This novel brilliantly asks you to question everything you see (and don’t see) around you." - Nina Sadowsky

"Engrossing, tense, and tightly written, with a luminous sense of place." - Emily Winslow


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Hardback Editions

August 2018 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Paper Ghosts: A Novel of Suspense (Thorndike Press Large Print Core)
Author(s): Julia Heaberlin
ISBN: 1-4328-5463-1 / 978-1-4328-5463-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
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May 2018 : USA Hardback
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Title: Paper Ghosts: A Novel of Suspense
Author(s): Julia Heaberlin
ISBN: 0-8041-7802-X / 978-0-8041-7802-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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April 2018 : UK Hardback
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Title: Paper Ghosts: The unputdownable chilling thriller from The Sunday Times bestselling author of Black Eyed Susans
Author(s): Julia Heaberlin
ISBN: 0-7181-8134-4 / 978-0-7181-8134-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Michael Joseph
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Paperback Editions

September 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: Paper Ghosts: The unputdownable chilling thriller from The Sunday Times bestselling author of Black Eyed Susans
Author(s): Julia Heaberlin
ISBN: 1-4059-2130-7 / 978-1-4059-2130-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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January 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: Paper Ghosts Exp
Author(s): Julia Heaberlin
ISBN: 0-525-61936-4 / 978-0-525-61936-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Penguin Random House USA Ex
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April 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: Paper Ghosts: The unputdownable chilling thriller from The Sunday Times bestselling author of Black Eyed Susans
Author(s): Julia Heaberlin
ISBN: 1-4059-2131-5 / 978-1-4059-2131-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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Audio Editions

May 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Paper Ghosts
Author(s): Julia Heaberlin
Publisher: Random House Audio
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May 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Paper Ghosts
Author(s): Julia Heaberlin
Publisher: Random House Audio
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April 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Paper Ghosts
Author(s): Julia Heaberlin
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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April 2018 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Paper Ghosts
Author(s): Julia Heaberlin
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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April 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Paper Ghosts
Author(s): Julia Heaberlin
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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Kindle Editions

May 2018 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Paper Ghosts: A Novel of Suspense
Author(s): Julia Heaberlin
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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April 2018 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Paper Ghosts: The unputdownable chilling thriller from The Sunday Times bestselling author of Black Eyed Susans
Author(s): Julia Heaberlin
Publisher: Penguin
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU