The Rochemer Hag Author:Louise W. King An engrossing gothic novel set in England in the 1800s. — Lovely, penniless Sophia Sedgewick accepts a position as governess at Rochemer Hall, the isolated estate of the Wentletrap family. Governesses, who are neither fish nor fowl, are usually left to themselves but Sophia finds herself embroiled in an appalling state of family affairs - which ... more »soon includes murder. The killer is presumed to be someone in the household, someone obviously intent upon killing again.
As the relationships between the inhabitants of Rochemer Hall become clearer, a mood of menace descends upon them all. Could the murderer be Captain Fitzcameron, the visitor who is seemingly there under false pretenses? Has Miss Smyth, the former governess, really left the premises? Could the evil doer be the Rochemer Hag, a loathsome apparition who has long been a tradition around the countryside? As the tensions grow, so do Sophia's apprehension and she becomes distinctly aware that her own life may be in danger.« less