Sarah Langan’s novel Audrey’s Door won the Bram Stoker award for outstanding novel in 2009. Ms. Langan is delighted to join the company of Straub, King, and McCammon for winning twice for novel. On what it feels like to win the award twice, Sarah commented, “Remember how SNL used to be dominated by men, and then the ladies came along? It feels like that. A total sea change.”
Description: Built on the Upper West Side, the elegant Breviary claims a regal history. But despite 14B’s astonishingly low rental price, the recent tragedy within its walls has frightened away all potential tenants … except for Audrey Lucas.
No stranger to tragedy at thirty-two—a survivor of a fatherless childhood and a mother’s hopeless dementia— Audrey is obsessively determined to make her own way in a city that often strangles the weak. But is it something otherworldly or Audrey’s own increasing instability that’s to blame for the dark visions that haunt her … and for the voice that demands that she build a door? A door it would be true madness to open…
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