The House of A Thousand Lanterns Author:Victoria Holt That night I awakened startled. I sat up in bed and it was as thought horror crawled over my skin. There was a faint light in the room which came from a crescent moon and the lantern was like a black creature hanging from the ceiling. — Then I knew what had awakened me. It was a movement at my door. The creek of a handle being slowly turned. ... more » I leaped from my bed and as I did so the door slowly opened.
For Jane Lindsay, a young Englishwoman who finds herself in the exotic world of turn-of-the-century Hong Kong, The House of a Thousand Lanterns held the key to many mysteries-not the least of which was the truth about the man she loved.« less