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
Madam, Will You Talk? by Mary Stewart Widowed Charity Selborne had been greatly looking forward to her driving holiday through France with her old friend Louise - long, leisurely days under the hot sun, enjoying the beauty of the parched Provencal landscape. But when Charity arrived at their ho...
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...
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