Barbara Michaels The Master of Blacktower

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The Master of Blacktower

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His hands were encased in black silk gloves, a lurid scar twisting the roughly hewn features of his face. His dark eyes blazed, and his mocking laughter echoed to the highest tower of the ancient Scottish estate. Damaris Gordon knew she could never work for such a cruel and bitter man - but after her father's death, she had no choice. Her fate was in the hands of Gavin Hamilton - a man tortured by disfigurement, disillusion...and dark secrets of the past. Was he responsible for his wife's death? Or the injury that crippled his young daughter? Curiosity lured Damaris to the top of the tower in search of the truth. But love sent her over the edge...

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About the Author:

Elizabeth Peters (writing as Barbara Michaels) was born and brought up in Illinois and earned her Ph.D. in Egyptology from the University of Chicago's famed Oriental Institute. Peters was named Grandmaster at the inaugural Anthony Awards in 1986, Grandmaster by the Mystery Writers of America at the Edgar® Awards in 1998, and given The Lifetime Achievement Award at Malice Domestic in 2003. She lives in an historic farmhouse in western Maryland.

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A disfigured man who rules an isolated Scottish estate gains a worker who wonders about the truth surrounding his wife's death in this engrossing blend of romance and gothic mystery. The suspense is well done in a fine story line with plenty of unpredictable twists and turns. -- Midwest Book Review

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