Strange Request Author:Marjorie Bassett This story is set mostly on a lonely part of the Yorkshire coast, with a vividly contrasting interlude in the South of France. — When Sheila took on the jjob of looking after a "difficult" small boy who lived alone with a housekeeper in a big gloomy mansion, she realized at once that there was something strange about the situation. She had no id... more »ea of the tangle of mystery into which she was about to be plunged.
The man who was her employer was one of the mysteries. There were odd rumours and hints about the women in his past. As time went on, Sheila felt more and more strongly that she ought to resist the attraction she felt towards him, but could she? Was it already too late to turn back and settle down with her quiet, unexciting fiance?« less