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The Jade Girl
The Jade Girl
by Daphne Clair
Why did Stacey resent Alex Lines so much when he came to live in her family home for a few weeks? She wasn’t, after all, interested in him or in any other man; since her darling David, her childhood sweetheart and the man she had been going to marry, had died, there had never been anyone else, and there never would be. And Stacey only resented Alex when he told her firmly ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published October 1st 1985 by G K Hall & Co
(first published August 11th 1978)
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it's a very nice read. extremely old-fashioned n no sex scene, not even some fondling. only a few kisses lol:P stacey was a beauty though author did not brag abt it. she must have been 2 attract all those men. alex was an elder professor..not dat old 38years but still compared 2 stacey's 24. i'm myself 24 n dunt find myself attracted 2 men over 30. but most of the oldies have storylines like dat, the heroine being a teenager in most cases. so it was a relief dat stacey was beyond 20. what's ...more
Daphne Clair de Jong decided to be a writer when she was eight years old and won her first literary prize for a school essay. Her first short story was published when she was sixteen and she's been writing and publishing ever since. Nowadays she earns her living from writing, something her well-meaning teachers and guidance counsellors warned her she would never achieve in New Zealand. Her short ...moreMore about Daphne Clair...