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Goodman, Carol

Overview
Works: 67 works in 415 publications in 9 languages and 18,812 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Juvenile works  Young adult works  College stories  History  Paranormal fiction  Romance fiction 
Roles: Author, Performer
Classifications: PS3607.O566, 813.6
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Most widely held works about Carol Goodman
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Most widely held works by Carol Goodman
Arcadia Falls : a novel by Carol Goodman( Book )

26 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dire financial straits and a desire for a fresh start take Meg and her teenaged daughter Sally from a comfortable life on Long Island to a tucked-away hamlet in upstate New York: Arcadia Falls, where Meg has accepted a teaching position at a boarding school. Med is determined to make the best of it and to make a good impression on the school's dean, Ivy St. Clare. But everyone at the school is distracted by the sudden death of one of Meg's students during Arcadia's First Night bonfire.--From publisher's description
The lake of dead languages by Carol Goodman( Book )

44 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty years ago, Jane Hudson left the Heart Lake School for Girls in the Adirondacks after a terrible tragedy. Now she has returned to the placid, isolated shores of the lakeside school as a Latin teacher, recently separated and hoping to make a fresh start with her young daughter. But ominous messages from the past dredge up forgotten memories that will become a living nightmare. Since freshmen year, Jane and her two roommates, Lucy Toller and Deirdre Hall, were inseparable--studying the classics, performing school girl rituals on the lake, and sneaking out after curfew to meet Lucy's charismatic brother Matt. However, the last winter before graduation, everything changed. For in that sheltered, ice-encrusted wonderland, three lives were taken, all victims of senseless suicide. Only Jane was left to carry the burden of a mystery that has stayed hidden for more than two decades in the dark depths of Heart Lake. Now pages from Jane's missing journal, written during that tragic time, have reappeared, revealing shocking, long-buried secrets. And suddenly, young, troubled girls are beginning to die again ... as piece by piece the shattering truth slowly floats to the surface.--from publisher description
The seduction of water by Carol Goodman( Book )

37 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iris Greenfeder is a 36-year-old barely published New York writer and teacher whose long-term boyfriend, an artist, sees her schedule as strict and therefore will not spend the night, because he likes to get up and paint first thing every morning. When one of Iris's stories about her mother is picked up by a small literary journal with a well-connected editor, things start to happen for her. She becomes convinced that a summer out of the city, working as manager of the old hotel where she grew up, will give her the perfect setting in which to pen a memoir of her writer mother, as well as an opportunity to look for the rumored manuscript of her mother's final book. But there are those who are just as determined to keep the dead woman's secrets in the grave
The drowning tree by Carol Goodman( Book )

28 editions published between 2004 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 1,528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remembering the falling out that ended her friendship with fellow student Christine, stained glass artist Juno apprehensively attends her former friend's lecture and is horrified when the woman is subsequently murdered, an occurrence that forces Juno to confront emotional truths about her own life
The ghost orchid : a novel by Carol Goodman( Book )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journeying to the luxurious Bosco estate in upstate New York to work on a book based on the troubled events that took place there in the summer of 1893, novelist Ellis Brooks uncovers the dark secrets of the wealthy Latham family
River Road by Carol Goodman( Book )

17 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the award-winning author of The Lake of Dead Languages comes a chilling new psychological thriller about a professor accused of killing her favorite student in a hit-and-run accident
The sonnet lover : a novel by Carol Goodman( Book )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is there a treasure trove of passionate sonnets penned by Shakespeare lost in the Tuscan hills? Literature professor Rose Asher, returns to the Tuscan villa site of her first passionate love looking for clues
The widow's house by Carol Goodman( Book )

14 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Jess and Clare Martin move to their former college town in the Hudson River Valley, they are hoping for rejuvenation -- of their marriage, their savings, and Jess's writing career. But their new life as caretakers of a crumbling estate isn't all quaint town libraries and fragrant apple orchards. Something is just not right at Riven House
The night villa : a novel by Carol Goodman( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrowly escaping with her life after a gunman storms the University of Texas campus, classics professor Sophie Chase joins an expedition to recover ancient papyrus manuscripts buried in the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius and uncovers the gripping story of an ancient Roman slave girl, while a secret and powerful cabal will stop at nothing to gain control of the scrolls
Blythewood by Carol Goodman( Book )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After a summer locked away in a mental institution, seventeen-year-old orphan Ava Hall is sent to Blythewood, a finishing school for young ladies that is anything but ordinary"--
The other mother by Carol Goodman( Book )

8 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the author of the internationally bestselling The Lake of Dead Languages comes a gripping novel about madness, motherhood, love, and trust. When Daphne Marist and her infant daughter, Chloe, pull up the gravel drive to the home of Daphne's new employer, it feels like they've entered a whole new world. Tucked in the Catskills, the stone mansion looks like something out of a fairy tale, its lush landscaping hiding the view of the mental asylum just beyond its border. Daphne secured the live-in position using an assumed name and fake credentials, telling no one that she's on the run from a controlling husband who has threatened to take her daughter away. Daphne's new life is a far cry from the one she had in Westchester where, just months before, she and her husband welcomed little Chloe. From the start, Daphne tries to be a good mother, but she's plagued by dark moods and intrusive thoughts that convince her she's capable of harming her own daughter. When Daphne is diagnosed with Post Partum Mood Disorder, her downward spiral feels unstoppable--until she meets Laurel Hobbes. Laurel, who also has a daughter named Chloe, is everything Daphne isn't: charismatic, sophisticated, fearless. They immediately form an intense friendship, revealing secrets to one another they thought they'd never share. Soon, they start to look alike, dress alike, and talk alike, their lives mirroring one another in strange and disturbing ways. But Daphne realizes only too late that being friends with Laurel will come at a very shocking price--one that will ultimately lead her to that towering mansion in the Catskills where terrifying, long-hidden truths will finally be revealed ..."
The Metropolitans by Carol Goodman( Book )

8 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meeting at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on the day Japan bombs Pearl Harbor, four thirteen-year-olds help track down a missing book of Arthurian legends that may hold the key to preventing a second attack on American soil
Ravencliffe by Carol Goodman( Book )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeen-year-old Ava Hall continues to learn more about herself and her heritage through her work in a New York City settlement house as well as through her social obligations with the Blythewood girls
Hawthorn by Carol Goodman( Book )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"During her senior year at Blythewood Academy, Avaline Hall and her friends must stop the evil Shadowmaster, Judicus van Drood, as he rallies nations into a war that could destroy both the human world and Faerie"--
Arcadia Falls by Carol Goodman( Recording )

14 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taking a teaching job in an isolated community after her husband's death, Meg hopes to strengthen her strained bond with her teenage daughter, but finds local secrets and a mysterious death challenging her sense of reality
The ghost orchid by Carol Goodman( Recording )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For more than a hundred years, creative souls have traveled to the Bosco estate to live and work under its captivating spell. Novelist Ellis Brooks is writing a book based on the dark events that took place during the summer of 1893. All she knows is that the wealthy Milo Latham brought in a psychic medium to help his wife contact their three dead children--only to have the séance turn deadly, and his remaining child abducted
The night villa : a novel by Carol Goodman( Recording )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recovering from a shocking act of violence, Cory Chase, classicist and mythographer, decides that taking part in The Papyrus Project, which aims to restore the charred scrolls of Pompeii, might offer her a much needed escape. That is until she suspects that the Modern Pythagoreans, a cult who believe that a lost manuscript of Pythagoras may still exist, are also interested in the scrolls. Suddenly Cory finds herself following a trail that leads her through Southern Italy, Sicily and to Pythagoras's birthplace, where she is pulled into a terrifying underworld of conspiracy to reignite an ancient cult that once rivaled Christianity in the Roman World
The seduction of water by Carol Goodman( Recording )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For Iris Greenfeder - all but published, all but a professor, and all but married to her boyfriend of ten years - the sudden impulse to write a story about her mother, Katherine, leads to a shot at literary success. The piece recounts an eerie Irish fairy tale her mother used to tell her at bedtime - and nestled inside is the sad story of her mother's death, a strange, untimely end in a fire thirty years ago. When Iris returns to the remote Hotel Equinox in the Catskills, the place where she grew up, to write her mother's biography and search for her mother's missing manuscript, she unravels a haunting mystery that threatens to envelop her
The lake of dead languages : a novel by Carol Goodman( )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty years ago, Jane Hudson fled the Heart Lake School for Girls in the Adirondacks after a terrible tragedy. The week before graduation, three lives were taken, all victims of suicide. Only Jane was left to carry the burden of a mystery that has stayed hidden for more than two decades. Now Jane has returned as a Latin teacher, recently separated and hoping to make a fresh start with her young daughter. But ominous messages from the past dredge up forgotten memories. And once again, young, troubled girls are beginning to die
The sonnet lover by Carol Goodman( Recording )

8 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literature professor Rose Asher can't shake the feeling: Robin Weiss, a talented and ambitious student at her New York City college, definitely reminds her of Bruno Brunelli, the man Rose came to love years ago during a semester in the Italian countryside. But soon Robin dies under mysterious circumstances and in a farewell letter directs his teacher to a library archive in Florence. Returning to the rustic Italian villa where she first met Bruno, Rose finds herself enmeshed in a web of secrets and scandal: a folio containing what some believe are lost sonnets by Shakespeare has mysteriously vanished. Uncertain whom she can trust and where she can turn, Rose races against time and her enemies in a desperate bid to retrieve a missing masterpiece--a work of art with the power to change lives and fortunes
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityCarroll, Lee, 1951-

controlled identityDark, Juliet

Carol Goodman American author, authorship teacher

Carol Goodman Amerikaans schrijfster

Carol Goodman US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin und Dozentin für Creative Writing

Goodman, Carolyn

גודמאן, קרול

グッドマン・キャロル

Languages
English (281)

Dutch (9)

German (6)

Chinese (5)

Italian (4)

French (3)

Swedish (3)

Hebrew (1)

Czech (1)