By Barbara Michaels
Ada and Harriet have no idea what to anticipate once they meet their new mother or father, Mr. Wolfson. here's a unusually magnetic, darkly fun guy constrained to a wheelchair and flanked by way of a couple of fierce, harmful dogs—an enigmatic benefactor, right now welcoming and intimidating. much more unsettling to the women are Wolfson's sons, Julian and Francis. considered one of them is hot and good-natured, the opposite is natural malevolence. yet younger Harriet is set to find a daunting fact: that evil runs rampant all through their mysterious new domestic, Abbey Manor, and the encompassing moors—especially whilst the moon comes out . . .
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Ada will ride anything on four legs and in a hurricane. ” Mr. Wolfson’s face sobered. “Very well, but I do beg you to be careful, Cousin Ada. Overconfidence can be dangerous; you are, after all, only a slight young girl. When I spoke to Adam about your riding, it was only as part of the general arrangements I made for your coming. ” 28 Barbara Michaels “You are very kind to be so concerned,” Ada said placidly. “But you needn’t worry, Cousin, truly. ” “David? Ah, yes, the gypsy boy. ” “By your orders, Cousin,” I said.
Wolfson. “Try not to lose yourself there, will you, Harriet? ” “I wouldn’t willingly go near the place. ” 46 Barbara Michaels “When the new bracken and wild flowers are full-grown, it has a kind of austere beauty. But there are dangerous patches of bog, and it is easy to get lost and wander in circles once you are out of sight of the road. ” I pulled the robe up around my shoulders. ” The interval passed quickly; he talks so interestingly that I was surprised when the gray stone houses of the village came into sight.
How beautifully you express yourself! If I thought that 32 Barbara Michaels was Francis’ reason— But there, perhaps it is. ” He smiled again and it was all I could do to keep from putting my arms around him—in a purely maternal fashion—and telling him that everything would be all right. I do feel that physicians follow a noble profession; if I were a man, I might pursue it myself. But, on thinking over what Julian said, and—more important—what he omitted to say, I am glad it is he and not his brother who is living at the manor.
Sons of the Wolf by Barbara Michaels