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The Gossamer Cord (Daughters of England, Bk 18)
The Gossamer Cord - Daughters of England, Bk 18
Author: Philippa Carr
Twins Dorabella and Violetta Denver are as different as morning and midnight. Fragile, frivolous Dorabella is impetuous, while Violetta is sturdy and practical -- and quite uneasy about Dorabella's impulsive marriage to Dermot Tregarland. Then, just after the arrival of her first child, Dorabella disappears, believed drowned and swept out to sea...  more »
ISBN: 132951
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: 301
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Publisher: G. P. Putnam & Sons
Book Type: Hardcover
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Love, loss, and madness mark the lives of twin sisters in this suspenseful addition to Philippa Carr's beloved Cornwall saga.

when a happy-go-lucky Dorabella Denver marries Dermot Tregarland, a charismatic young Cornishman, her twin sister, Violetta, is haunted by premonitions of disaster. Her worries soon multiply, as rumors of blood feuds and mysterious deaths are linked ot he sister's new family. With the arrival of Dorabella's first child, all seems to be well, until Dorabella disappears under suspicious circumstances. Believing her sister drowned and swept out to sea, a devastated Violetta agrees to live with the Tregarlands on their prosperous estate and care for Tristan, her sister's son. But tragedy soon strikes again, claiming another life, before Violetta unmasks the insanity that has plagued the Tregarland family for years.