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Emerald

Emerald

  • Title: Emerald
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  • ISBN : 9780449200995
  • Format : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 304 pages


Phyllis Whitney is, and always will be, the Grand Master of her craft Barbara MichaelsCarol Hamilton is terrified of her ex husband, a wealthy and powerful man who will stop at nothing to take their son away from her To escape him, Carol seeks refuge at the Palm Springs home of her great aunt, Monica Arlen, a once celebrated movie star While under her spell, Carol, a j Phyllis Whitney is, and always will be, the Grand Master of her craft Barbara MichaelsCarol Hamilton is terrified of her ex husband, a wealthy and powerful man who will stop at nothing to take their son away from her To escape him, Carol seeks refuge at the Palm Springs home of her great aunt, Monica Arlen, a once celebrated movie star While under her spell, Carol, a journalist, decides to write a book about Monica What she doesn t realize, though, is that digging into the past is going to break open old and terrible secrets that set the stage for murder


Author Phyllis A Whitney

Phyllis Ayame Whitney 1903 2008 was an American mystery writer Rare for her genre, she wrote mysteries for both the juvenile and the adult markets, many of which feature exotic locations A review in The New York Times once dubbed her The Queen of the American Gothics.She was born in Japan to American parents and spent her early years in Asia Whitney wrote than seventy novels In 1961




Emerald Reviews (25)

  • I used to read Phyllis Whitney s books when in my 20 s and recently came across Emerald Taking into consideration that this was written over 25 years ago, the subject of Hollywood actors from its golden era was still interesting, and references to the modern day main character using a typewriter and [..]

  • Pretty good as expected from a Phyllis Whitney story I didn t see ending coming and that s always a treat [..]

  • I haven t read a Phyllis Whitney book in years I now remember why The stories are very similar There is a young woman in a strange, usually wealthy, location She enters an atmosphere filled with distrust, anger and hidden secrets The secrets are just about to be revealed There is a troubled man who [..]

  • Well, I finished it but am not really sure why I didn t really like any of the characters the writing, even tho Phyllis Whitney is supposed to be good, made the characters shallow Maybe because the book was about the Hollywood scene of long ago i m not sure I gave it an ok but don t really recommend [..]

  • Due to other distractions , it took me longer to read than it would normally , at times I wondered where it was going but as the book progressed I became engrossed in the storyline and by the end I could nt wait to pick it up and finish it , all in all it was a good read , and I will be reading the [..]

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