Amethyst Author:Mary-Rose Hayes Amethyst is a bold, mysterious and thoroughly captivating novel that sweeps from the lustrous, high-fashion world of Manhattan to California's exotic vineyards to the provocative decadence of Paris high society. And finally-to a shadowy castle in the highlands of Scotland haunted by a passionate legacy. — Four young women meet in an English boar... more »ding school; each is blessed with talent and beauty. One of them has the power to predict the future. Victoria Raven is a pale, ghostly beauty with platinum hair. Her crystal ball is an amethyst ring, a family heirloom with which she spins the destinies of her beautiful, ambitious and soon to be legendary friends. Each will be chosen for greatness, and each will be cursed with the same prophecy: that in twenty years they will be reunited, but one of them will be gone. Only time will tell who will live and who will die...
Jess has an eye for light that will soon make her one of the world's preeminent painters. Gwynneth, never quite believing Victoria's vision of her great beauty, will become the extraordinary model who captures the international fashion world. Catriona, who married for love and was bitterly disappointed, will finally find her gift for business and amass a great fortune, just as Victoria said she would.
Everything Victoria Raven had foretold for her friends has come true...except that one horrible vision; and until their dreaded reunion at the castle in Scotland, no one will know the outcome of the curse. Through a breathtaking series of dramatic events, each of these glamourous women learns that all the money, love and beauty in the world cannot buy the future.
Amethyst is as compelling as it is surprising, as romantic as it is mysterious. A classic of its kind, Amethyst is what every woman wants.« less