Snare of Serpents Author:Victoria Holt Only 17, Davina Glentyre is on trial for the murder of her father. Her happy life in Edinburgh had vanished in the wake of her mother's recent death. Her father seemed strangely different, dismissing Davina's devoted governess abruptly and hiring an unlikely replacement -- the lusty Zillah Grey, who soon became the new Mrs. Glentyre. — When the c... more »ourt returns an ambiguous verdict -- not proven -- Davina understands she has to leave her beloved Scotland. But secrets travel with her. More than her reputation is at stake... it's her life!
"The unsinkable Holt strikes again -- brisk, buoyant and, as ever, carrying a tonnage of people and perplexities with ease." (Kirkus Reviews)« less