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Mistress of Mellyn - Victoria Holt
Mistress of Mellyn
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To become a governess was the only course open to a sensitive, lonely Victorian girl. But tempestuous, attractive Martha hated the idea. When she first met the arrogant Con TreMellyn and his resentful daughter in their cold, brooding Cornish house, she understood why her predecessors had left. ... show more
To become a governess was the only course open to a sensitive, lonely Victorian girl. But tempestuous, attractive Martha hated the idea. When she first met the arrogant Con TreMellyn and his resentful daughter in their cold, brooding Cornish house, she understood why her predecessors had left.

As Martha listened to the innuendo in the conversations of neighbours and servants she became aware that the house held dark secrets...only her love for the child made her stay, made her try to solve the mysteries which shrouded their lives in tragedy and solitary gloom - But even as she searched, she was drawn nearer to the danger which threatened her innocent life...
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Format: mass market paperback
Publisher: Fontana Books
Pages no: 254
Edition language: English
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Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it
4.0 Mistress of Mellyn / Victoria Holt
Mount Mellyn stood as proud and magnificent as she had envisioned...But what about its master--Connan TreMellyn? Was Martha Leigh's new employer as romantic as his name sounded? As she approached the sprawling mansion towering above the cliffs of Cornwall, an odd chill of apprehension overcame her. ...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it
4.0 Mistress of Mellyn
I picked this up at a local church book sale over the weekend on a whim - I'd read and enjoyed one other Victoria Holt book, was interested in reading more, and the book synopsis sounded good. It sounded, in fact, similar to a favorite Phyllis A. Whitney book Window on the Square. Indeed, the fir...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
5.0 Mistress of Mellyn
This was a great book. At times it was a bit slow, which was the only reason why I gave it 4.5 stars. If the flow had been improved it would have been a five star book. The main character Martha (Marty) Leigh comes to Mount Mellyn after not managing to secure a proposal. She is going to the governes...
Rane Aria
Rane Aria rated it
2.5 Mistress of Mellyn by Victoria Holt
This happen to be one of those books with great writing that pulls one in, but not enough substance to truly make it shine. For a Gothic romance it had the spooky house, strange happenings and the broody hero. That was about it. Most of the events were pretty much everyday things, with a few clue...
Rane Aria
Rane Aria rated it
3.0 Mistress of Mellyn
2.5 Stars This happen to be one of those books with great writing that pulls one in, but not enough substance to truly make it shine. For a Gothic romance it had the spooky house, strange happenings and the broody hero. That was about it. Most of the events were pretty much everyday things, with ...
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