Read-Alikes for ‘The Heiress’ by Rachel Hawkins | LibraryReads

The Heiress by Rachel Hawkins is the top holds title of the week. LibraryReads and Library Journal offer read-alikes for patrons waiting to read this buzziest book.

The Heiress by Rachel Hawkins (St. Martin's) is the top holds title of the week. LibraryReads and Library Journal offer read-alikes for patrons waiting to read this buzziest book.

In the latest from the New York Times best-selling Hawkins, Camden McTavish long ago rejected his inheritance from his adoptive mother, an Heiress kidnapped as a child and widowed four times, but returns home to North Carolina when his uncle’s death raises disturbing questions about his mother’s past.—Barbara Hoffert

Homecoming by Kate Morton (Mariner: HarperCollins)

Appeared on the April 2023 LibraryReads list

“Morton's books invariably contain well-developed characters, a twisty plot, and family secrets—and Homecoming is no exception. Set in Australia, this latest novel examines the mysterious circumstances and lasting effects of a family tragedy on Christmas Eve in 1959. In the present day, a woman must delve into her own past to uncover the secrets that impacted her life in ways she doesn't yet understand.”—Lesley Williams, New Castle Libraries - Claymont, New Castle, DE

The Hacienda by Isabel Cañas (Berkley)

Appeared on the May 2022 LibraryReads list

“In this slow-burn Gothic novel, Beatriz joins her new rich husband at his family’s dilapidated estate, where she dreams of a better life. But the rumors of her husband’s first wife’s death and unsettling supernatural incidents have Beatriz fearing for her own life. Her only hope of survival is a witchy priest. For fans of Mexican Gothic and the film Crimson Peak.”—Kari Bingham-Guiterrez, Olathe Public Library, Olathe, KS

The Guest List by Lucy Foley (Morrow; LJ starred review)

Appeared on the June 2020 LibraryReads list

"A wedding celebration on a remote island off the coast of Ireland turns eerie and nightmarish in this gothic atmospheric mystery. A good choice for fans of Ruth Ware."—Bill Anderson, Scott County Public Library, Scottsburg, IN

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