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By Mary Stewart

Vanessa March by no means suggestion to seem for her lacking husband in Vienna -- until eventually she observed him in a newsreelshot there on the scene of a perilous hearth. yet her hunt for solutions purely results in extra sinister questionsin a mysterious international of gorgeous horses.

And what waits for Vanessa within the shadowsis extra terrifying thananything she has ever encountered.

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Go right ahead. And as a matter of fact, the sooner the better. " The paperback dropped to his knees, and he looked at me full for the first time, eyes and mouth startled open. I said: "I know quite well that you're perfectly capable of travelling alone, and that you'd prefer it. Well, so would I. I've got troubles enough of my own, without bothering about yours, but if I hadn't said I'd go with you, you'd never have got away. I know you're sitting there fuminating because you've had a kind of nursemaid tagged onto you, but for goodness' sake aren't you adult enough to know that there are two sides to everything?

He was fumbling now with his seat belt, and it was obvious from his unaccustomed movements that he had never flown before; but I dared not offer to help. After Carmel's tearful- and very public-handing over of her baby, it would have seemed like tucking his feeder round his neck. I said instead: "It was clever of you to get these seats in front of the wing. " He gave me a glance where I could see nothing but dislike. The thick, silky hair made a wonderful ambush to glower through and increased the resemblance to a spoilt but wary dog.

The babel of foreign voices rose round us as people hunted for coats and hand baggage. Timothy pulled himself together. "The orphans of the storm," he said. " CHAPTER THREE In all the woes that curse our race There is a lady in the case. W. S. gilbert: Fallen Fairies In the event, Timothy's father proved very easy to locate. He was in the telephone book. It was Tim himself who discovered this, while I, sitting on my bed in the large, pleasant, and rather noisy room of the Hotel Am Stephansplatz, was telephoning our first tentative inquiries down to the reception desk about banking hours in Vienna.

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