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The Secret of the Villa Mimosa (edition 1998)

by Elizabeth Adler

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Title:The Secret of the Villa Mimosa
Authors:Elizabeth Adler
Info:Thorndike Pr (1998), Edition: Large Prin, Paperback, 603 pages
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Dr. Phyl, a psychiatrist, was intrigued with the story of a young woman who has been found injured in a ravine. When the girl gains consciousness, it is discovered that she has lost all memory of who she is or how she came to be lying in the ravine. One of the first fragments of memory to return is of "a child sitting on the stopes of a wonderful pink villa". This is a novel of betrayals and family secrets, madness and survival. While I read it all, I would not put it towards the top of the many Adler books I have read. ( )
  punxsygal | Dec 11, 2008 |
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Was it an accident...or an attempted murder?

Dr. Phyl Forster watched the TV news, horrified at the sight of the broken body in the ravine.  Then she raced to the hospital to see the victim.  Miraculously, the girl was alive, but without name or memory.  An irresistible challenge to Dr. Phyl, the psychiatrist who had buried her own past....

Detective Franco Mahoney was looking for a killer, without a whisper of a clue.  He needed the beautiful psychiatrist to unlock the victim's mind.  But he wasn't prepared for the passion Dr. Phyl inspired or the passion that ensued....

Elizabeth Adler's riveting novel of erotic obsession and revenge sweeps from San Francisco to Paris, from the Côte d'Azur to a remote Hawaiian island, tracing a tale of murder and madness with roots in a decadent past....

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In San Francisco, a woman left for dead in a ravine awakens without a memory. On recovery, she lands a job with a rich employer and inherits a fortune when the employer dies. But her life is still in danger from the individual who left her for dead. Fortunately, the detective assigned to the case is on the ball.… (more)

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