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3.58  ·  Rating details ·  19 ratings  ·  4 reviews
A small island in the Hebrides, its Gaelic people and its tich local lore serve as the background for this story of a young woman's struggle to protect her son and maintain her sanity.

Judith Mullaine has come with her son Paul to the island of Cathair Mor after a dreadful incident with her husband Lewis, a brilliant and renowned pianist, tried to kill her in order to gain
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Unknown Binding, 304 pages
Published January 1st 1977 by Random House
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Tweety
3 1/2

I can't believe I got allllll… the way to the end. And then it Stops. Could she not have written ONE MORE PARAGRAPH? Then I could have happily given this book four stars, because I would have been satisfied. But, as you see I wasn't and I didn't. *sigh*

The suspense was good, I had more than enough cliffs, fog and fanatical lunitics. There were even moments when I questioned the heroine's sanity.

My problem with the book is that I got dumped, on a car trip back to the lairds castle, on t
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Hannah
Jun 09, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2011-reads, gothics
This offering, set on the small, rugged Hebridean island of Cathair Mor, introduces us to Judith, the wife of the brilliant pianist Lewis Mulliane. Judith has fled to Cathair Mor with her seven year old son after her attempted murder by her husband. Judith is frightened and confused and is searching for answers as to why Lewis would do such a thing to her. Lewis is now on the run, and the police have no idea where he is hiding, but everyone feels sure that he won't attempt to return to this isla ...more
Dorcas
So all in all this was a good read, a strong 3 stars.

It takes place on a small island, Cathair Mor near Mull in Scotland, where a woman is told to stay put while the police search for her husband who had attacked her and left her for dead. Its thought that he would never return to his birthplace and that Cathair Mor would be the safest place for Judith and her son Paul to "hide ".

But when strange things keep happening Judith starts questioning her own sanity and is also left to wonder whether sh
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Janie
Feb 13, 2016 rated it really liked it
A good book that is about a wife whose husband wants her gone from his life so he cut her. She goes to an island in Scotland with her seven-year-old son to escape him.
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aka Edith Arundel, Anne Maybury & Katherine Troy

ANNE MAYBURY was a writer of romantic suspense whose novels earned her world-wide acclaim and an enormous following. She was particularly popular in the United States. Her finest gift was for lyrical prose and she used her delight in colour and drama to such effect that the reader was immediately plunged into the story and held en
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