Said the Spider to the Fly Author:Lois Barth Pretty, blonde Ellen Chandler, recovering from a broken romance, wanted only to live quietly, retreating from the outside world into her work in the dress shop she and her sister Phyllis owned and into her garden of prize-winning irises. But first there was Phyllis's abrupt departure on a mysterious journey and then the summons for Ell... more »en to return to Rutledge manor.
Rutledge - the home of Adrian and Florence Rutledge, who had raised Ellen and Phyllis after they were orphaned. Rutledge, where she might again see Paul Rutledge, find that it was all a mistake, that he did lover her after all.
But soon even the seeming calm of Rutledge was shattered for Ellen, as she began to suspect that Rutledge may have been the destination for which Phyllis had set out a month before. But then, why had no one seen her? Why had there been no word from her since? And what did the ethereal Serena know of Phyllis's fate?« less