The Shadow of the Lynx Author:Victoria Holt Nora Tamasin knew the power of gold. It had brought her father to Australia, and to his death. It had also brought him to Charles Herrick, the proud and willful man whose cat-like gaze had earned him the name of the Lynx-the man who first became Nora's guardian, then her lover. He had come to Australia as a convict and had become a fantastic... more »ally successful sheep-raiser and businessman. But he wanted still more wealth-the wealth of gold-to buy revenge against the man who had unjustly accused him of theft. Lynx was determined to own Whiteladies, the ancient English manor where his accuser's family still lived.
The fate of Whiteladies - and its occupants - became entangled in a complex web of new-born passions, longstanding covenants, strange ambitions... and even murder.« less