Wednesday, August 19, 2009

The Master of Penrose

The Master of Penrose (Originally titled: Here Comes a Candle) by Jane Aiken Hodge
published by Dell Books
Copyright 1967


SHE AD CROSSED
THE SEA TO COME TO
A PLACE OF HORROR


Kate Croston had come to America to
escape the painful memories of her past.
Memories of betrayal. Of grief. Of
death.

But at bleak and lonely Penrose Hall,
the young and frightened girl found her
escape turned into a diabolical jest. Her
position was that of companion to little
Sarah, the disturbed daughter of Jona-
than Penrose. But the Master of Pen-
rose was alwasy near, his powerful
figure throwing her emotions into des-
perate turmoil - until she was held as
if spellbound, while the icy fingers of a
secret guilt reached out to claim her as
a victim ...

Could they used more hyphenated words on their back cover?

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