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A Falcon for a Queen
A Falcon for a Queen
Author: Catherine Gaskin
"She has killed" It's a long way to come from China to the depths of the Scottish Highlands for the sake of a few words splashed in confused Chinese script down the side of a scroll with a drawing of a bird perched on a bare willow bough. — But this cryptic message was what brought lovely young Kirsty Howard to Scotland, back to the ancestral ho...  more »
ISBN: 26966
Pages: 320

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Publisher: Fawcett Publications
Book Type: Paperback
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It was a long way from China, to Cluain, the great, austere manor house in the Scottish Highlands. As the young girl stepped from the train that had brought her to Northern Scotland, a sense of such loneliness and desolation assailed her that the distance seemed even greater. Was it an omen? What force had driven her to seek out a mysterious and embittered grandfather she had never known? What impelled her-unannounced and probably unwelcome-toward an ancestral home she had never seen? the answers came readily to mind, but they only added to her fear and anxiety.