Madam, Will You Talk?
Much of a strange and tragic drama of revenge, lust, fear, and death has already been played by the time Charity Selborne arrives at a plush resort in the South of France.But by befriending a terrified boy and catching the attention of his enigmatic, possibly murderous father, Charity has... show more
Much of a strange and tragic drama of revenge, lust, fear, and death has already been played by the time Charity Selborne arrives at a plush resort in the South of France.But by befriending a terrified boy and catching the attention of his enigmatic, possibly murderous father, Charity has inadvertently placed herself center stage.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: November 25th 2003
Pages no: 360
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, Mystery Thriller
, Romantic Suspense
I loved the suspense but I just want to smack Mrs. Selbourne for doing some of the stupidest things during the car chase. Its like come on surely you are not that dumb!!! I had to give it one less star because she irritated me so bad!!
Madam, Will You Talk? was Mary Stewart's first novel, and as I had never read Ms. Stewart's books, I figured "first" was a good place to start. I zoomed headlong through my initial reading (almost as fast as Charity sped down those southern French highways and byways in her sporty Riley as she was p...
This was the author’s first published book (1955), and it shows. The writing is not nearly as polished and luminous as in her later novels. Too long descriptions dominate the narrative, making it slow, and the constant reminders that the story will be a tragedy, that there is a murderer on the loose...
Completely predictable but still a fun read. Charity Selbourne is on holiday in Provence, mourning the death of her husband Johnny, who was killed during the war. While out and about, Charity meets a charming 13 year old boy named David and his dog, Rommel; David and his gorgeous stepmother, Loraine...
Very mild spoilers ahead.This was my first experience of Mary Stewart. I gather she was a bit of a phenomenon in the 1970s, but the idea of romantic suspense must not have appealed to me at that time. The incentive to read this particular novel was an extended buddy read and the fact that the novel ...
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