A Woman in Silk and Shadows Author:Dorothy Daniels It was sorrow that brought young Cora Taylor home from Europe - sorrow and her promise to see Aunt Maggie buried in the little cemetery on their family's island. But in spite of all her troubles, the loss of her aunt so soon after the deaths of her own parents, Cora was glad to be home and to see Joel again. Handsome lawyer Joel Lansing was on... more »ly too happy to take over the management of all Cora's affairs, while making it plain that he felt much more than a business interest in her.
It was Joel whom Cora told about the ghostly presence in the old house and the near brushes with death she had experienced since her return home. Joel swore he'd protect her from the evil force that seemed determined to claim the last of the Taylors. But even he couldn't be with Cora all the time, and ever so slowly the island trap began to close about her till it seemed there was no escaping the terrible destiny which had taken her family one by one.« less