Star Creek

Star CreekRead Star Creek Pamela Kent When Helen S Father Died, She Was Grateful To Roger Trelawnce, His Old Friend And Now Her Guardian, When He Offered Her A Temporary Home In His Cornish Manor House And It Was Not Long Before She Found Herself Looking On Him As Much Than A Guardian.But That Was Before She Discovered The Existence Of Mrs Valerie Trelawnce. Like Jane Eyre, our little orphan heroine arrives on the daunting, one armed hero s doorstep full of misgivings and doubts about her future Her frame of mind is not aided by the secret going ons and things that go bump in the night that emanate from the mansion s supposedly unused wing and wake her up from her nightmares only to plunge her into real life horror.Unlike Jane Eyre, the hero is her guardian, not her employer And we discover very early on the identity of the mysterious inhabitant of that secret wing.There are also secret coves, cave mazes that connect the beach to the hero s cellar, curious ships that go on and offshore, and a dodgy housekeeper who knows than she lets on The mood is trying to be gothic but it is the lite version It is actually a little embarrassing how the writing shamelessly apes the gothic tropes like a color by number blueprint.Our heroine, who is a graduate of the Det
It was a weak novel in my opinion Very little happened and then the heroine fell in love with the hero Then we have some random smugglers and a bunch of other stuff that was just so stupid. This is a modern for 1965 take on the Jane Eyre franchise Pamela Kent is another pen name for Ida Pollock who also writes as Susan Barrie, Barbara Rowan and several others Helen arrived at Star Creek after her father s death to the casual guardianship of his old friend and former pupil Roger Trelawnce The setting is an old house overlooking the sea at Cornwall, historically connected with smugglers.Roger is a former surgeon, now retired and running the family estate after losing his right arm in an accident He is fiercely independent and always immaculately turned out And rather susceptible to the sweet young thing flung into his household.Helen is drawn to the rather enigmatic Roger, until she discovers the resident of the forbidden part of the house is none other than Mrs Valerie Trelawnce, beautiful, volatile and unstable Helen befriends the woman, torn between her attraction to Roger and concerned about his lack of love towards the lovely young woman.When Helen finds Valerie i
Poorly executed mash up of Jane Eyre, Jamaica Inn and Beauty and the Beast. night have 2 copies

!!> Download ➿ Star Creek ➺ Author Pamela Kent –
  • Paperback
  • 159 pages
  • Star Creek
  • Pamela Kent
  • English
  • 10 November 2019
  • 9780373010356