ISBN 9780552775533,Good Wife's Castle

Good Wife's Castle

Author:

Roland Vernon

Publisher:

Black Swan Books

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ISBN 9780552775533
Publisher

Black Swan Books

Publication Year 2012
ISBN-13

ISBN 9780552775533

ISBN-10 0552775533
Binding

Paperback

Number of Pages 464 Pages
Language (English)
Subject

Crime & Mystery

The unexpected suicide of an apparently happy family man; a woman held captive for three years in a forgotten underground bunker; a middle aged clergyman at a crisis point in his life, drawn into an uncomfortable relationship with a teenaged girl. Against the backcloth of these interwoven tales comes the story of two very different men who meet accidentally and are dramatically thrown together. Piet Steyn and Granville St Clair happen both to be out walking at dawn on a country lane when they unintentionally become joint witnesses of a domestic tragedy. There is one aspect of what they see that morning which they feel compelled to keep secret - a decision that will later have appalling repercussions for them both. As the layers of their private lives begin to peel away, they find themselves unwillingly bound together in a conspiracy with deadly consequences. The Good Wife's Castle is a tense thriller that explores a clash of human evil and goodness, of despair, murderous obsession and twisted spirituality, all of which co-exist beneath the veneer of seemingly respectable people in a quiet rural community. About the Author Born in 1961, Roland Vernon lives and writes in Somerset, where he also runs his own marquee company. After graduating from Cambridge, he trained as an operatic tenor and for a short time pursued a career in music before opting for a more settled country life. He is married with three sons. His previous books include a biography of the philosopher Jiddu Krishnamurti and two other acclaimed novels, the award-winning A Dark Enchantment and The Maestro's Voice.

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