Sea Jade Author:Phyllis A. Whitney In the great suspense tradition of Daphne du Maurier and Mary Stewart, Phyllis Whitney unwinds a compelling chiller that will keep you chairbound until the very last page... — "SEA JADE evokes the same atmosphere of shuddering mystery as a ruined castle in the moonlight or an old London street wrapped in winter fog. There is always something jus... more »t beyond the edge of vision waiting to pounce." - Miami Herald
when lovely Miranda Heath, suddenly orphaned and penniless, turns for help to her father's old partner, Captain Bascomb, she finds herself plunged into a whirlpool of intrigue and danger. From the moment of her arrival at the gloomy old Bascomb mansion in the small New England port of Scots Harbor, Miranda becomes the target of a strange and violent conspiracy.
She knows she must find the truth by herself. She can trust no one in the Captain's bizarre household...least of all the dark and dour young Brock McLean whom the Captain insists that she marry..."More than a full measure of adventure, intrigue and mystery."-- Boston Sunday Herald.« less