The Mask of the Enchantress Author:Victoria Holt Book Club Edition — Victoria Holt's latest book, "The Mask of the Enchantress," marks a mile-stone for the acknowledged mistress of romantic suspense: The twentieth anniversary of the start of what must be reckoned an extraordinary career as an author. One of the world's most popular novelists, Miss Holt has nearly a score of international bestse... more »llers to her credit.
She is at her best in this tale of forbidden passions and stolen identity which ranges from the demure English countryside of the nineteenth century to the savage grandeur of the South Seas. It is the story of Suewellyn Mateland, dogged by tragedy. The illegitimate daughter of a fratricide who must flee forever his ancestral home, a beautiful but foreboding castle, the young girl finds herself orphaned by catastrophe and forced to play out a dangerous masquerade.
Passion flames, but is shadowed by the sinister whispers of purloined letters which hint at licentious affection...and at the violent death that is the legacy of the Matelands, a heritage from which Suewellyn must free herself to find the love that is rightfully her own.
Nice for age. Jacket has edge wear & a few small pieces torn off edges. Not yellowing. Name inside.« less