Dark Inheritance Author:Carola Salisbury "Landeric," he had gasped as the storm raged around them. Then, after a whispered "Forgive me," Susannah Button's father died in her arms. — Landeric-the great estate of the Dewaine family and visible symbol of its wealth, power and arrogance. Susannah knew the place well, as did every inhabitant of the Cornish village of Pennan Haven. Some had b... more »een touched by its wealth and power, and not a few-Susannaah among them-had felt the lash of its arrogance. Why,then,with his dying breath had her father breathed the hated name into her ear? What connection could there possibly be between her and the Dewaines?
It was a long road that separated a tavern-keeper's daughter from the gilded beings who called Landeric hame, but it was a road Susannah was to travel to its end, and every inch of the way was to measure out surprise after surprise, some of them answering a young girl's wildest dreams. . . and some of them putting her life in danger.« less