Jessamy Court Author:Anne Maybury In master storyteller Anne Maybury's newest tale of romantic suspense, Rachel Fleming is called to the hospital to try to help Stephanie Clair, her old school friend, who is suffering from what seems to be a paralyzing emotional experience. The attending physician feels that the recent death of Stephanie's mother, the great ballerina Tatania Liv... more »anova, is not enough to account for the young woman's complete psychological withdrawl. Since Stephanie has no family, it appears as if only Rachel can help provide the hidden information that may, perhaps, save the girl's sanity.
Racbel decides, finally, to visit Tatania Livanova's former lover, Fabian Seal, who now lives at Jessamy Court, the ballerina's Dorset villa. And Rachel decides to go, not as herself, a mere interloper, but pretending to be Stephanie. Though Fabian did not know the girl, presumably he would owe her courtesy and explanation for the strange events that led to her mother's death.
Once Jessamy Court, Rachel has trouble holding on to her own identity and maintaining a cool head in the same house with the two strangely compelling men she finds there. More important, the Dorest atmosphere is filled with mysterious and ancient strains, with a witchcraft Rachel resists at first but which eventually terrifies - and almost overwhelms - her.« less