Airs Above the Ground
Vanessa March never thought to look for her missing husband in Vienna -- until she saw him in a newsreel shot there at the scene of a deadly fire. But her hunt for answers only leads to more sinister questions in a mysterious world of beautiful horses. And what waits for Vanessa in the shadows is... show more
Vanessa March never thought to look for her missing husband in Vienna -- until she saw him in a newsreel shot there at the scene of a deadly fire. But her hunt for answers only leads to more sinister questions in a mysterious world of beautiful horses. And what waits for Vanessa in the shadows is more terrifying than anything she has ever encountered.
Publish date: November 30th 2004
Publisher: Harper Torch 2004-12-01
Pages no: 373
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, Mystery Thriller
, Romantic Suspense
Not her best work, but a fun read nonetheless. More a straight up mystery than romantic suspense, and while the plot villain was obvious, Stewart at least had some fun misleading the reader about the plot itself. Aside: I bought this years ago at a FOTL sale for a dollar; when I finished reading...
Last week was such a treat, all of Mary Stewart's books were issued in ebook format and being sold for great prices. So I splurged and bought 10 of her mysteries (I have all her books in paperback or hardcover) because Lady Mary is one of my all-time faves! She wrote the mysteries that were my int...
I loved this story. It starts wonderfully in London. The protagonist Vanessa quarreled with her husband of two years, and he had left for a business trip to Sweden before they reconciled. Vanessa is still smarting from their spat, when she watches a news reel in a movie theatre. The correspondent is...
Once again I like the suspense and action but My Brother Michael is still my favorite Stewart book!
I didn't enjoy Airs Above the Ground, as much as my first Mary Stewart mystery and there were several reasons why. The first is that the story centered around horses and I am not a big horse person. I like horses but breeds, training and showmanship ends up being boring reading for me. The airs abov...