Barbara Michaels Author:Elizabeth Peters "Michaels has a fine sense of atmosphere and storytelling." The New York Times — Elizabeth Peters wrinting as Barbara Michaels The Master of Blacktower — Damaris Gordon shuddered at the thought of working for the cruel and better Master of Blacktower-bet her father's death left her no choice. Suddenly her fate-her life itself-was in the black si... more »lk -gloved hands of Gavin Hamilton, a man scarred and tortured by an unspoken past, shose mocking laughter echoes through his ancient Scottish estate. Damaris has heard the whispers that accuse Gavin Hamilton of his wife's death and his young daughter's crippling injury. But the pain and sadness barely hidden behind his blazing dark stare touch Damaris deeply-and a courageous heart is luring her to the estate's topmost tower in search of his dangerous secrets.
"We are not normally disposed to read gothic novels...but when Michaels turns her talents to the Genre, we admit to being hooked." Denver Post« less