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Blood Roots
Blood Roots
Author: Richie Tankersley Cusick
ISBN-13: 9780671734978
ISBN-10: 0671734970
Publication Date: 12/1/1992
Pages: 352
Rating:
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
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3.6 stars, based on 9 ratings
Publisher: Pocket
Book Type: Paperback
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All her life, Olivia only wanted to be part of a large, loving family. But her mother had hated her home and fled from it. As Olivia grew into a beautiful youmg woman her mother's fits of fury trembled into madness, a brooding despair over all she had lost...Devereaux House, the grand plantation manor rising out of the evening mists...Yearning to find her roots and put the past to rest, Olivia came home at last to Devereaux House. Her grandmother lived here, the woman her mother had called evil. Yet here was Olivia's one frail hope: the family, love and acceptance she so fervently desired. BUt when the crumbling dorrs of Devereaux House swung open, Olivia walked into a poisoned web...a legacy of lust and desecration reaching down through the ages to claim her...
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FORLORN IN ITS GRACIOUS DECAY,
DEVEREAUX HOUSE WAS THE HOME SHE
LONGED FOR...OR THE HORROR SHE
MUST EMBRACE.

All her life,Olivia only wanted to be part of large,loving family.
But her mother had hated her home and fled from it; Olivia's
grandmother did not even know she was alive.As Olivia grew into
a beautiful young woman,her mother's fits of fury trembled into
madness,a brooding despair over all she had lost...Devereaux
House,the grand plantation manor rising out of the evening mists
........the genteel wealth and gallant ways of days long gone.

Locked away in the dark during her mother's terrible rages,Olivia
could only dream of her ancestral home and all its glories-until her
mother's death.Then.yearning to find her roots and put the past
to rest,Olivia came home at last to Devereaux House.Her
grandmother lived here,the woman her mother had called evil.Yet
here was Olivia's one frail hope:the family,love and acceptance
she so fevently desired.But when the crumbling doors of
Devereaux House swung open,Olivia walked into a poisoned web...
A legacy of lust and desecration reaching down through the
ages to claim her....
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I read this when I was in grade school and loved it. The descriptions of the atmosphere of the South are accurate and the characters interesting. Even re-reading it as an adult, I still found that it sucked me in.