Lost island

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Doubleday, 1970 - Fiction - 252 pages
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Lacey Ames returns to the sea island which holds a carefully-guarded secret from her past

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User Review  - Dayna Smith - Goodreads

Lacey gave up her son ten years ago to be raised by her best friend, who married Richard's father. Now Elise writes Lacey and tells her all is not well at Hampton Island or with her son. So she is ... Read full review

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User Review  - Suzana - Goodreads

I read a lot of her books years ago and loved them. This one was borderline awful. The characters are shallow, immature, selfish and evil. Creepy and sinister, rather a disappointing read. Read full review

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About the author (1970)

Phyllis A. Whitney moved around quite a bit during her youth, from Japan to China, the Philippines, and the United States. Her first novel, for adolescents, was A Place for Ann (1942). Winner of the Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America, Whitney mixes an intriguing blend of mystery and romance that has kept her fans happy for many years. Often her stories have the feel of Gothic thrillers, with brooding castles and old family secrets hidden away. Often her protagonists are strong, even liberated, women who are intent on uncovering the mysteries. Whitney, who loves writing, strives to create escapist plots but balances them with realistic female characters with whom her readers can identify.

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