The English Daughter

The English Daughter A tense and atmospheric romantic thriller set in Corfu Val Baker tough but loving restores musical instruments but her relationship with her Greek Italian family on Corfu is broken beyond repair Wh

  • Title: The English Daughter
  • Author: Lindsay Townsend
  • ISBN: 9780727861764
  • Page: 286
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A tense and atmospheric romantic thriller set in Corfu Val Baker, tough but loving, restores musical instruments, but her relationship with her Greek Italian family on Corfu is broken beyond repair When she is commissioned by her old friend Alexia to restore a rare giraffe piano, she returns to the island to find her dreams haunted by memories of Hilary, a young English gA tense and atmospheric romantic thriller set in Corfu Val Baker, tough but loving, restores musical instruments, but her relationship with her Greek Italian family on Corfu is broken beyond repair When she is commissioned by her old friend Alexia to restore a rare giraffe piano, she returns to the island to find her dreams haunted by memories of Hilary, a young English girl raped and murdered ten years before Val determines to uncover the truth about the case, and set to rest her own doubts about the involvement of her father, Yiannis, and half brother, Markos, both policemen who were involved in the original investigation Joined by her friend Harry, Val begins to unravel the threads Then two strange tokens arrive, one for Alexia s daughter Chloe and one for Val, and it becomes clear that Hilary s unknown killer is on Val s trail Her search for the truth becomes a race for life.

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    1. In this cleverly plotted, Who Done It?, set in Corfu, Val Baker’s family is dysfunctional.Ten years ago, her grandfather took Val to a recital, given by the world-famous pianist, Stefan Gregory, where she met Hilary. Later Val and Hilary went to a café where they drank coca cola. An unknown man sent more drinks to them. Although they refused them the man sent a message. He would meet them on the following day at the café. Neither he nor Hilary arrived. Two days later, Val read in the newspap [...]

    2. "The English Daughter," by Lindsay Townsend is a beautifully written romantic suspense novel showing the same mastery of the genre as Phyllis A. Whitney in her novel "Hunter's Green".How do I explain the significance of this style of writing? Scenes so well crafted I can see the characters in my mind's eye. Flowing movement of the players in quiet desperation to escape an evil force that is not fully identified until the very end."The English Daughter," is about life and death with a tender roma [...]

    3. Reasonable summer readA reasonable summer read bit disjointed in the writing hard to follow at times and characters are a bit shallow

    4. I bought this book because I was intrigued by the setting, namely Corfu, a place I have visited twice, and the premise of the book, thought I have to say that murder mysteries are not really my favourite genre. I've changed my mind after this book!Ms Townsend wove a tale of mystery and suspense, interspersed with Corfu's own magic. I thought I had figured out who the killer was quite early on, only to find the list of suspects growing, and I was unsure to the point where I thought Val was in dan [...]

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