Wildfire at Midnight

Wildfire at Midnight

Paperback - 1959
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Midnight on Skye: a young crofter's daughter is cruelly and ritually murdered on the bleak Scottish mountainside.

Very soon Gianetta Brooke, a guest at the deceptively idyllic Camasunary Hotel nearby, finds herself tangled in a web of rising fear and suspicion. When she discovers that her ex-husband has booked into the same hotel, the peaceful holiday for which she had hoped takes on quite another complexion.

Publisher: London, Eng. : Coronet Books ; Hodder and Stoughton : 1959.
ISBN: 9780340019450
Characteristics: 224 pages ;,18 cm.


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multcolib_heathere Dec 23, 2014

This rediscovered classic has a female heroine, an exotic locale, a little bit of mystery, and a gentle romance—just the thing for reading whilst on holiday, commuting on mass transit, something fun and light for those summer days, and cozy enough for a winter evening. In short, they are just about perfect anytime, anywhere.


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Sep 07, 2012

Most people came to the Isle of Skye in the Scottish Hebrides to climb the jagged peaks or fish the many sparkling streams. But Gianetta Brooke came to forget Nicholas Drury - the husband she had painfully divorced. The discovery that Nicholas was numbered among the guests at the small inn was the first sign that hers was not to be a typical holiday.
Then Gianetta learned that on the treacherous slopes of Blaven, murder had been done ... and although she had missed the first act of an eerie, unearthly crime, the murderer was to strike again and again before the finale was enacted on the mist-laden mountain - a finale that has Gianetta face-to-face with a madman ...

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