Touch Not the Cat
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Mystery Thriller
, Romantic Suspense
As you can see from my rating, I liked this book quite a lot, which is a bit of surprise since the elements of the book really didn't work for me all that well. The thing is that Mary Stewart can just WRITE, you guys. I love reading her books because she is able to create these evocative settings th...
Bryony Ashley knows that her family's grand estate is both hell and paradise -- once elegant and beautiful, yet mired in debt and shrouded in shadow. Devastated by her father's sudden death abroad, she is nonetheless relieved to learn the responsibility of running Ashley Court has fallen to a cousin...
A centuries-old castle in Britain, complete with a moat and a maze – check. The aristocratic Ashley family, gradually disintegrating as the 20th century marches along – check. A plucky heroine Bryony, with a telepathic gift that’s popped up in her ancestors now and again – check. Bryony’s father dyi...
Just love the suspense, action, foreign lands!
Good new classic. A bit slow (I'm so used to contemporary writers and more action), but very well done. A suspenseful psychic mystery with mild to medium romantic undertones.I think I may have read it many years (like 35?) ago as small things would seem familiar, but it truly was mostly unfamiliar.
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