Carnival in Peyton Place Author:Roger Fuller From inside cover: "Her near-drowning in the icy troutstream had left Dina Wells thoroughly chilled and badly shaken. — But now she felt safe in the hands of George Remick, her father's oldest friend. — 'Get out of those wet things,' George ordered. — 'But I can't, Uncle George,' she whimpered. — He squatted beside her and spoke earnestly. 'Look, Di... more »na, this is no time to get coy. You want to catch pneumonia? Be sensible, for God's sake.'
Dina tried to shield her body but Uncle George was ruthless. 'I said stand up. What's the matter with you?'
Suddenly, it all seemed terribly funny and Dina was seized with a fit of the giggles. But she stopped laughing when George grabbed her shoulders with deep-biting fingers. She had one terrible glimpse of his eyes and his white teeth under lips drawn back in a grin. Then his hard kiss blotted out everything."« less