The Obsession Author:Catherine Cookson Pine Hurst has been home to the wealthy Steel family for generations. And since her mother's death, eldest daughter Beatrice has controlled the estate -- ruling her father, Simon, and her three younger sisters with an iron fist. For Beatrice, controlling Pine Hurst has become an obsession. — Simon's sudden death forces his dau... more »ghters to realize some alarming truths -- the least of which is that they could lose their home. But this only intensifies Beatrice's crazed fixation with Pine Hurst. As her sisters do whatever they can to break free from their past, Beatrice will stop at nothing -- cheating, lying, manipulating -- to hold on to her most prized possession.
THE OBSESSION is one of Catherine Cookson's most unusual novels, powerfully portrays a woman so driven by the need to protect her inheritance that she will sacrifice almost anything or anyone to ensure she does not lose it.?It is yet another triumph for this most popular of authors.« less