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The Hourglass

by Julie Parsons

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good read
  Stormchaser | Sep 22, 2014 |
I don't even have the words to describe how nasty and distasteful I found this book—I definitely wasn't in the mood for such a heavy dose of violence against women and flippant treatment of a rapist. ( )
  mari_reads | Aug 4, 2013 |
unpleasant book with unpleasant characters ( )
  RSTorney | Oct 24, 2006 |
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Beyond high iron gates fastened shut with a length of chain, lies the stark, beautiful Trawbawn. Here, haunted by a dark, mysterious past and largely ignored by the people of nearby Skibbereen, lives the frail Lydia Beauchamp. But old Ma Beauchamp's private existence is interrupted when a stranger arrives - a young man called Adam who wanders into the vast grounds of Trawbawn and becomes one of Lydia's most welcome contacts with the outside world. When Lydia sets her new confidante a challenge, he eagerly accepts - Adam must travel to Dublin to find her estranged daughter. But it is a task tainted by an air of menace. For what terrible past has driven a daughter from her mother? And what true motive lies behind Adam's generous act? Soon the unlikely friends are entwined in a deadly game, and a pursuit born of an old lady's desire for peace mutates into a terrible, relentless need for revenge ...

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"Beyond high iron gates fastened shut with a length of chain, lies stark, beautiful Trawbawn. Here, haunted by a dark, mysterious past and largely ignored by the people of nearby Skibbereen, lives the frail Lydia Beauchamp." "But old Ma Beauchamp's private existence is interrupted when a stranger arrives - a young man called Adam, who wanders into the vast grounds of Trawbawn and becomes one of Lydia's most welcome contacts with the outside world." "When Lydia sets her new confidant a challenge, he accepts - Adam must travel to Dublin to find her estranged daughter." "But it is a task tainted by an air of menace. For what terrible past has driven a daughter from her mother? And what true motive lies behind Adam's generous act?" "Soon the unlikely friends are entwined in a deadly game, and a pursuit born of an old lady's desire for peace mutates into a terrible, relentless need for revenge."--BOOK JACKET.… (more)

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