The Quicksilver Pool Author:Phyllis A. Whitney For Lora, the marriage to Wade Tyler was an escape from loneliness and from the ruined South which had been her home. For Wade, the wounded young Union officer she had so tenderly nursed, the marriage helped ease the loss of his beloved first wife. — Lora was not afraid to face the new life awaiting her in the North. But she was not prepared for ... more »the Tyler family... for the huge dusty mansion in New York... for the jealousy of his tyrannical mother... for the terrifying fantasies of his bewildered son... and for the strange rumors about Wade's past. Silence, whispers, and hostility followed Lora about the house like grim shadows.
Lora's determined search for the truth began to strip away the secret hiding places of the Tyler scandal. She knew now it had something to do with Wade's first wife - and the tragic accident in the Quicksilver Pool.
It was a dangerous quest. More dangerous than even Lora suspected.
For someone was waiting for Wade to become a widower once more.« less