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Wildfire at Midnight by Mary  Stewart
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Dec 15, 2011

it was amazing
bookshelves: romance, suspense, scotland, five-star

Rather than the sunny mediterranean areas that I associate with Mary Stewart, this one's set in the mists and rains of early summer on the Isle of Skye at the time of the coronation of QE2 and the 'conquest' of Everest. It's fast-paced and gripping but with a level of sophistication that I possibly missed when I first read it in my teens. If I spotted the culprit early on it's because a hundred lesser gothic novels have made free with the plot, but that's no fault of Stewart's and did not lessen my enjoyment. Great stuff.
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Reading Progress

December 15, 2011 – Shelved
December 29, 2011 – Started Reading
December 30, 2011 – Finished Reading
January 21, 2012 – Shelved as: romance
January 21, 2012 – Shelved as: suspense
April 6, 2018 – Shelved as: scotland
April 6, 2018 – Shelved as: five-star

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