The Devil's Caress

The Devil's Caress

eBook - 2018
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The fourth in Dark Passage's reissue series of crime mysteries by June Wright, The Devil's Caress, originally published in 1952, is an tense psychological thriller set on the wild southern coast of the Mornington Peninsula, outside Melbourne. Overworked young medico Marsh Mowbray has been invited to the country home of her revered mentor, Dr. Kate Waring, but it's far from the restful weekend she was hoping for. As storms rage outside, the house on the cliff's edge seethes with hatred and tension, and two suspicious deaths soon follow. "Doubt is the devil's caress", one of the characters tells Marsh, as her resolute efforts to get to the bottom of the deaths force her to question everyone's motives, even those of Dr. Kate. This is a classic country house mystery with shades of Agatha Christie, but with the jagged emotional edge of Daphne du Maurier.
Publisher: [United States] :, Verse Chorus Press,, 2018
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ISBN: 9781891241758
1891241753
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Characteristics: 1 online resource
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