Touch Not the Cat Author:Mary Stewart The Ashley family had lived at Ashley Court for generations. With its moated house and ruined gardens the Court has been the lifelong home of Bryony Ashley, a twenty-two year old Englishwoman of spirit and beauty. However, when Bryony's father is killed in a mysterious automobile accident, ownership of the Court passes by legal trust to here c... more »ousin Emory.
At first, Bryony feels relief that she has not inherited the responsibility of the Court. She knows that she possesses the true Ashley legacy: the "gift". Three hundred years ago that gift was called "the Sight", and had caused an Ashley ancestor to be burned at the stake. Today Bryony calls it the gift of telepathy, and is also aware that at least one of the other Ashleys has this gift.« less