Books by Barbara Michaels

THE DANCING FLOOR by Barbara Michaels
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 1997

"The supernatural stuff never gets silly or overblown, while Michaels's own subtle touch lends an effective air of spookiness to an intriguing study of a woman's coming into her own. ($100,000 ad/promo)"
After some 25 novels, Michaels (Houses of Stone, 1993, etc. etc.) by now has got her routine down pat, and this latest is no different: It won't knock your socks off, but the intrigue just won't quit. Read full book review >
HOUSES OF STONE by Barbara Michaels
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 5, 1993

"It never gets the pulse pounding, but it's diverting—with a refreshingly intelligent and unstereotypical heroine."
Reminiscent of A.S. Byatt's Possession, though less lofty, Michaels's latest (Vanish With the Rose, etc.) sets a feminist literary scholar chasing after the origins of an 18th-century manuscript on a Virginia estate—and finding unexpected romance along the way. Read full book review >
VANISH WITH THE ROSE by Barbara Michaels
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 1992

"Silly dialogue and a sketchy plot make this a very undemanding treat—suited for summer-garden reading with a cup of tea at hand."
Bestselling Michaels (Into the Darkness, 1990, etc., etc.) piles on the whipped cream but forgets the cake in this latest foray into romantic suspense—a contemporary cozy in which credibility is cheerfully sacrificed on the altar of whimsy and lace. Read full book review >
AMMIE, COME HOME by Barbara Michaels
Released: Oct. 11, 1968

"Old spirits in old bottles."
At one point in this door-creaking vehicle one character observes that "The house is really turned on tonight!" Read full book review >