A Delicate Balance
An heiress posing as a hired companion, Linda wanted a taste of real life -- but she got more than she bargained for when she accompanied her wealthy employer to the Greek island of Corfu. Elderly Mrs. Bates was loved by all who knew her. So who was behind the recurring accidents that were threatening her life? Her nephew, Donald, smooth-talking and handsome, took an inordinate interest in his aunt's companion. Her heir, Peter, impetuous and hot-tempered, wanted Linda to be his wife. Balancing duty with desire, Linda walked a tightrope between dangerous illusion and harsh reality ...
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