The Seekers Author:Doris Shannon "That island is a place of distilled evil". Such was the reputation of Covencroft, a narrow strip of land in the water just north of Vancouver Island. — Terrible things were said to have happened on that island.. People who had gone to visit had never returned. Most of them young. Most of them women. — But John Akers, a wealthy and handsome Texan ... more »had never heard of Covencroft. Not until he met the beautiful and beguiling Cynthia. John Akers fell passionately in love with her. So passionately it was like a madness.
"He's so infatuated with her", said his friends, "that he'd follow her to Hell".
He did. Because Cynthia asked him to take her to Covencroft...« less