The Spring of the Tiger Author:Victoria Holt From the theatrical world of Victorian London, to the stately rounds of English country life, to the wild resplendent beauty of Ceylon, this novel spins a tale of fabulous romance and dark, deadly intrigue. — Sarah Ashington has grown up in the shadow of her celebrated mother, an actress of incomparable loveliness. When scandal ends her mother's... more » career Sarah is forced to fall upon the mercies of two spinster aunts who preside over the ancient estate called Ashington Grange.
There, Sarah will learn of the extraordinary Ashington Pearls. Perhaps the most perfect and beautiful in the world they have become the stuff of legend, of wild speculation, of obsession and fear. She will face their secret powers and the dangerous passions they inspire.« less