By Elizabeth Hall
Miramont fortress, in-built 1897 and mysteriously deserted 3 years later, is domestic to many secrets and techniques. just one individual is familiar with the reality: Adrienne Beauvier, granddaughter of the Comte de Challembelles and cousin to the fellow who equipped the castle.
Clairvoyant from the time she may well speak, Adrienne’s visions exhibit her the secrets and techniques of these round her. whilst her visions start to show darkish mysteries of her personal aristocratic French relatives, Adrienne is faced by means of her bold Aunt Marie, who's made up our minds to maintain the younger lady silent at any expense. Marie wrenches Adrienne from her domestic in France and takes her to the United States, to Miramont citadel, the place she retains the woman remoted and imprisoned. Surrounded by means of eerie premonitions, Adrienne is locked in a life-or-death fight to profit the reality and break out her torment.
Reminiscent of Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca, this hauntingly atmospheric story is galvanized through historic study into the real-life Miramont fort in Manitou Springs, Colorado.
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Jessica Langley lived in an apartment overlooking the Town Camber in Old Portsmouth, where he had been crouched in that blessed fishing boat with only Mickey Johnson and his holdall of stolen goods to show for it. Shit! Uckfield was going to crucify him if it proved that Langley had been killed in her apartment and taken from there to a boat in the Town Camber. , which was before they had arrived. And she might have met her killer elsewhere, for example here. He flicked through the rest of the file.
The man glanced at it, looked surprised and then sheepish. ‘Sorry, didn’t know. You should still be wearing hard hats though. Neil Cyrus, assistant caretaker. Is it about the breakin last night? ’ He gulped as he finished speaking as if he couldn’t quite suck enough air into his lungs. A nervous mannerism, Horton guessed, which had become a habit. Horton recognized the name from the information that DC Walters had given to him earlier. Scrutinizing Cyrus, he tried to put an age on him yet found it difficult, he could have been anywhere between thirty and late forties.
Maybe she liked exotic holidays, or an expensive yacht, he thought, recalling the photograph. qxd 2/7/07 12:00 pm Page 53 Deadly Waters 53 Ignoring Walters’ sarcastic tone, Horton entered Langley’s bedroom. It was tidier than he had expected. A plain cream duvet had been thrown over the bed and there were no items of clothing lying around. He opened a drawer that was part of a built-in wardrobe and sifted through her clothes. ’ Cantelli asked, coming up behind him. ‘Just poking around. ’ He held up a pair of red and black skimpy knickers.