Spirit Lost

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C. Scribner's Sons, Jan 1, 1988 - Fiction - 199 pages
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A couple moves to a village on the North Carolina coast, but discovers that their quaint house already has a long-standing tenant. Built 200 years ago by a philandering sea captain, the house is residence to the spirit of an abandoned lover with an insatiable lust and a viciously jealous nature.

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User Review  - moonshineandrosefire - LibraryThing

An overachieving young married couple from Boston, John and his wife Willy decide to leave their hectic world of big-city advertising behind for the tranquility of island life. Thirty miles off the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sandy - Goodreads

Having read many of the author's more recent books, I was impressed with how much she has grown in the ability to use words more concisely and produce much more realistic dialog since this book was published in 1988. This was a pretty creepy story. I could see it as a movie. Read full review


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Author Nancy Thayer was born in Emporia, Kansas on December 14, 1943. She attended the University of Wichita and received a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in English literature. She taught freshmen English at various colleges and wrote fiction during her free time. Some of her short stories were accepted by various college literary reviews. Her first novel Stepping was published in 1980 and was adapted into a BBC radio series. Since then, she has written numerous books including Moon Shell Beach, The Hot Flash Club, The Hot Flash Club Strikes Again, Hot Flash Holidays, The Hot Flash Club Chills Out, and Between Husbands and Friends.

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