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The Voice of the Dolls & Listen to Danger
The Voice of the Dolls Listen to Danger Author:Dorothy Eden VOICE OF THE DOLLS — Tall, young and pretty Sarah Stacey, undecided about her future after her father's death, takes a temporary job as governess to sad little Jennie Foster. Since her mother's accidental death, Jennie has been withdrawn; she plays only with her dolls "communicating" with them in a macabre game ... more »that resembles reality in the secretive Foster household all too accurately.
Sarah's new job plunges her immediately into a seething maelstrom! She sees but cannot prevent what is happening between Jennie's erratically talented father Eliot and his domineering brother Oliver. And almost against her will she feels herself drawn to Tim, Eliot's brother-in-law, who seeks the truth behind the death of Jennie's mother. Nor can Sarah stop from piecing together the facts that point to murder by a cunning killer. No one seems safe from the fear that wraps itself around the strange Foster house, and as she tries to protect Jennie, Sarah finds herself trembling in suspicion...of even the man she loves.
LISTEN TO DANGER
At Manchester Courts, the luxurious apartments where lovely widowed actress Harriet Lacey lives with her two children, all is serene -- until one night she glimpses a veiled figure lurking in the garden. Harriet erases the incident from her mind, but when the children vanish the mysterious figure looms as an unknown terror.
Then the phone calls begin. A voice neither male nor female tells Harriet exactly what to do...no police...the money...the bleak cottage by the foggy river's edge....Almost suffocated by fear, Harriet turns to her neighbor Flynn, the only person she has any hope of trusting -- but whose past is already interwoven with hers in a tapestry of sudden death.« less
This book consists of two books-the 2nd one is Listen to Danger by the same author. Voice of the Dolls is about a single woman, who paints flowers, etc. Her aunt thinks that she can't paint wild flowers as an artist because wild flowers isn't a profession just a hobby. Sarah had had the talk..she was 25 years old and according to
Aunt Florence, she wouldn't get an offer now. It's just too late.
Listen to Danger-Living in a block of flats situated attractively in a quiet London square. They could enjoy so many of the "fine" things. It would seem that comparatively they had smooth and pleasant for the tenants here but they still had problems, the small private longings, the lonelinesses, the impotence against fate, was no more in subjection here than in the poorest tenement area....