The wild island e-book
by Antonia FRASER
Reprinted in Arrow Books, 1999. This book is sold subject to the condition that it shall not, by way of trade or otherwise, be lent, resold, hired out, or otherwise circulated without the publisher's prior consent in any form of binding or cover other than that in which it is published and without a similar condition including this condition being imposed on the subsequent purchaser. First published in the United Kingdom in 1978 by Weidenfeld and Nicholson.
She could not be mistaken. This was no ghost, no projection of the haunted imagination. oom, softly deliberately Jemima Shore felt quite literally paralysed with fright. She could not even stretch out one hand. At the same time she heard rather than felt, or so it seemed at the time, her heart thumping in time to the muffled steps. It would have been prudent to have leapt out of the huge blanketed bed, maybe even to lock the door - if there was a lock.
Here, Jemima Shore, investigator and TV personality, arrives at Inverness Station for a Highland holiday. Paradise, she thinks. But at that moment, she hears a voice: "All this way for a funeral.
But her fiction isn’t up to those standards, and "The Wild Island," while entertaining enough, is really quite slight. As a North American, I also have trouble with her series character’s first name, which inevitably puts me in mind of a pancake mix. Oh, well.
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by. Fraser, Antonia, 1932-. Mystery & Detective - General, Non-Classifiable, Mystery/Suspense, Fiction - Mystery/ Detective. New York : Bantam Books.
The Wild Island book.
The body of a young man has been found floating in a pool on a remote island in the Scottish Highlands. Confronted with a foreboding stone house, a bitter family feud and cryptic warnings from locals Jemima begins to regret her choice.
This new novel features Jemima Shore, the delightful heroine of Antonia Fraser's highly praised first mystery, Quiet as a Nun. Here, Jemima Shore, investigator and TV personality, arrives at Inverness Station for a Highland holiday.