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Snare of Serpents
Snare of Serpents
Author: Victoria Holt
My trial took place in the High Court of Justiciary. I felt dazed. The courtroom was crowded and it seemed that the object of everyone present was to scrutinise me. I had been prepared by Ninian Grainger for what I must expect. I should stand at the bar and the Crown would state the case against me when the Defense would endeavor to prove the ac...  more »
ISBN: 64202
Publication Date: 1990
Pages: 328
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Publisher: Doubleday
Book Type: Hardcover
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Copyright 1990.
Davina Glentyre is on trial for the murder of her father. All that was once familiar and dear is now shadowed by scandal and mistrust. Her happy young life in Edinburgh had vanished in the wake of her mother's recent death. Her father seemed strangely changed. And when Davina's beloved governess was abruptly dismissed, an unlikely replacement was found--the lusty, auburn-haired Zillah Grey, who stayed to become the new Mrs. Glentyre. That was the year Davina's father died, the year in which she stands accused.

I thought the book was great! But, then again, I haven't read a Victoria Holt story that I didn't enjoy.

I'm only willing to swap this one because I have another copy.