The Gossamer Cord Author:Philippa Carr Love, loss and madness mark the lives of twin sisters in this suspenseful addition to Philippa Carr's beloved Cornwall saga. — "When 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 my... more »sterious deaths are linked to her 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."
Rich in intrigue and historical detail, The Gossamer Cord demonstrates Philippa Carr's considerable storytelling abilities.« less