By Kay Hooper
A spellbinding story of latest suspense that starts with a mysterious homecoming and results in a shattering explosion of ardour, greed, and homicide. And all simply because a stranger says her identify is... Amanda.
Others have claimed to be Amanda Daulton, yet now a gorgeous, confident lady has stepped out of the shadows of the earlier, insisting she's the lacking heiress to a multimillion-dollar fortune. One glance is all it takes to guarantee the kinfolk patriarch that she's his loved granddaughter. yet others on the wonderful Southern mansion known as Glory aren't as simply confident, others with a lot to lose from her surprising reappearance. quickly suspicion erupts in a chilling try on her lifestyles, and after the anxious ordeal, she starts off to have flashes of a nightmarish imaginative and prescient. What, if whatever, occurred two decades in the past to force a mom and her nine-year-old daughter clear of their privileged lifestyles? The fight to discover the elusive resolution exposes a daunting path of secrets—a path that leads shockingly to the current and to the enigmatic lady who calls herself... Amanda.
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He knocked one of them down. And then they tied him, here, and put him on a horse. And set off again. ” Zelikman said. ” “Perhaps they did. ” “And Hillel? Yes. ” He sat down under the blasted tree, and Amram could see him sinking, as a man watches the sun sink into the western sea, into the darkness of his thoughts. As little chance as they had stood of catching Hillel, their situation was now more hopeless still, for even if they somehow managed to catch the party of man-hunters, they would find themselves faced with odds of at least a dozen to one.
There was no sign of Filaq, or of the bag of gold. They climbed down from their horses, and the giant unshouldered his ax. On one side of the road there was a sheer rock face and on the other a long, gentle rise to the pass. The rise was brown and treeless and could be concealing no one. They waited until it was dusk, and then as the bats began to circle they led the horses almost to the top of the rise, where they tied the animals and crept along on foot until they could see over the crest. Below them, widening like a horn, stretched a steep-sided valley that ran, in terraced ripples that were crosshatched with vineyards, all the way to the sea far below.
The stripling spoke a few words in a language that sounded like the speech of Turks and then astonished Zelikman by murmuring a dreamlike phrase in the holy tongue of the Jews. His barbaric accent rendered the words indecipherable, but they remained pregnant with longing, and in Zelikman they stirred a strong desire to see the fabled kingdom of wild red-haired Jews on the western shore of the Caspian Sea, the Jewish yurts and pinnacles of Khazaria. ” said the mahout sharply, alert to the stratagems and deceits of his young charge.
Amanda by Kay Hooper