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Alone in the Dark
When her dying father confesses that he is not her biological father -- and that he has a twin -- Washington, D.C., morning news anchor Ellery O'Brien is desperate for answers. Plagued by a recurring nightmare in which a blood-covered woman who has been stabbed repeatedly by a killer, staggers down the staircase of a beautiful old house, Ellery travels to her late mother's ...more
ebook, 368 pages
Published October 1st 2006 by Pocket Books
(first published September 26th 2006)
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Ellery O'Brien is a news anchor for a major programme in Washington DC. Successful, very attractive and seemingly with everything she could wish for, she is astounded when her father, dying from cancer, tells her not only is he not her biological father, but that she has a twin sister. The girls were separated at birth, Ellery staying with her mother, whilst her sister was taken by their father – married to somebody else at the time the girls were born. Ellery's mother died when she was very you ...more
I liked this book. It was very suspenseful due to the fact that the heroine was too stubborn to leave the house when anyone else probably would have. But I liked Ellery anyway, and Clint more than made up for any deficits on her part. As I read, I kept trying to think of a word to explain the romance because it was different than those I've read recently. I knew sweet didn't describe it because Clint was too much of a hunk, and I finally settled on the word, lovely. Even the physical parts were ...more
This book was one of the worst I ever read. The heroine was TSTL and I was so upset I wrote a nice letter to the publisher about this book, and sent this back to the publishing house. I have read thousands of books, and this ranks in the top 5 of one of the worst books I ever read.
Barbara Elaine Gunter was born in San Diego, California, to William Samuel Gunter, Jr., a naval officer and Edna Marie (née Davidson) Gunter, a homemaker. From the age of three she lived in Midland, Texas and graduated from Midland High School. After she received a degree in elementary education from North Texas State University, she taught elementary school in Midland, Texas, while working on her ...moreMore about Elaine Coffman...