The Black Swan Author:Philippa Carr When Lucie Lansdon's father is assassinated in front of their London home, young Lucie is the only witness. Her testimony leads to the arrest, conviction, and subsequent hanging of an Irish terrorist, and young Lucie believes the trauma is over. But little does she know it will follow her throughout her life, as yet another disaster occurs - the... more » death of her fiance, Joel Greenham.
Consoled by her older half-sister, Rebecca, and her adopted sister, Belinda, Lucie slowly recovers from her double grief. When she meets the kind and charming Roland Fitzgerald and his sister, Phillida, a warm friendship develops and turns to love.
Although it is an odd arrangement, the newlyweds and Phillida set up house together - and strange things begin to happen. Ghosts appear, beds, catch fire. Illnesses abound. But it isn't until the three move to an isolated house in the country that Lucie realizes she is in acute danger and why...« less