The Visitant: A Venetian Ghost Story
Publish date: 2015-09-22
Publisher: Lake Union Publishing
Pages no: 339
Edition language: English
This reminded me of the Victoria Holt novels I devoured when I was 12 or so. But with a dose of smut. Although it was predictable, and the heroine's behavior seemed unlikely, the book was like Kraft Macaroni and Cheese with Campbell's tomato soup - not gormet, but comforting.
About The Visitant: A Venetian Ghost Story Paperback: 339 pages Publisher: Lake Union Publishing (September 22, 2015) The shadows of Venice have long inspired writers—from Henry James and Thomas Mann to Daphne DuMaurier and Ian McEwan. Now, its Megan Chance’s turn, as the acclaimed novelist takes...
Elena Spira is sent to a decaying palazzo in Venice to take care of an ailing but rich epilepsy patient, Samuel Faber. This banishment is Elena’s punishment and possible redemption after Elena makes a mistake with a patient at her father’s asylum. If she is able to rehabilitate Samuel in time for ...
Have you ever had an idea of what something might be like but then it’s totally different? It was November 1884, and Elena Spires had been traveling for two weeks. When the reader first meets her, she’s in Venice on a gondola. When the gondolier stops before the Ca’ Basillo, she observes, “the th...