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It appeared to be the
perfect arrangement. Tim Ellison will receive a room that is close to
his work and his favorite surfing location. In return, he has to keep
an eye on the reclusive owner of the house, Anna London.
Although she’s just
into her twenties, this mysterious, withdrawn young woman has some
major issues that keep her in a self-imposed exile in her grand home.
As Anna begins to
reveal bits and pieces of her past, her boarder becomes quite smitten
by the delicate beauty but then strange things begin happening in the
house. Obviously there’s something not quite right here (actually
terribly wrong might be more accurate), and Tim must decide if he
wants to remain here to uncover what’s happening her. Is Anna in
danger or is she the cause of the mayhem?
debut, Beautiful Malice, was much praised and attracted readers
in her native Australia and abroad. This second psycho-mystery that
delves into love, friendship and betrayal in a modern Gothic setting
is as entertaining and engrossing as its predecessor. The young
writer has another bestseller on her hands!