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Harmony Books, 1990 - Fiction - 272 pages
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Saved from suicide by a mysterious stranger called Sandor, Little Joe becomes an abject servant to his rescuer's maniacal whims and a part of Sandor's plan to kidnap one of the world's most beautiful women

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User Review  - LARA335 - LibraryThing

Easily-led Joe gets drawn into Sandor's obsession with a beautiful ex-kidnap victim. Her sceptical protector is the new chauffeur looking after his young daughter following a divorce. A cast of well-drawn socially-awkward lonely figures. Read full review

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User Review  - jayne_charles - LibraryThing

Really didn't like this one. It seemed to exist solely to provide a vehicle for the few outlandish character names Barbara Vine/Ruth Rendell had not yet employed in one of her novels. Read full review


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Barbara Vine is the author of "The Chimney Sweeper's Boy" (Harmony, 1998), "The Brimstone Wedding" (Harmony, 1995), & "Anna's Book" (Harmony, 1993). She lives in London, England.

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