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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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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A twist on the classic novel of a wife working to save her marriagethe other woman is a ghost. Willy and John leave Boston and his job for Nantucket and his shot at becoming an artist. The eight-year ... 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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