WinterwoodeBook - 2013
Dorothy Edens masterpiece of Gothic romance sweeps readers from nineteenth-century Venice to a magnificent English manor and into a dazzling story of desire, deception, and fatal greed that the New York Times has hailed as a treasure to the Holt-Stewart audience Haunted by her scandalous past, Lavinia Hurst accepts a position as companion to young invalid Flora Meryon. But something is very wrong at Winterwood, the Meryons isolated estate by the sea. And when Flora suddenly becomes heiress to a large fortune, Lavinia realizes that her charge is in mortal danger. It becomes clear that someone is determined not to let Flora live to see her inheritance. Then letters begin arriving from a dead relative. Do ghosts haunt Winterwood? Or is this the specter of living greed? Determined to thwart the deadly plan, Lavinia risks her own life to protect Floras, while fighting her powerful desire for Floras father, Daniel, a man tormented by his own demons. Rich in atmosphere and mystery, Winterwood is Dorothy Eden at her Gothic best.
Publisher: New York : Open Road, 2013
Characteristics: 1 online resource