The Pool of St. Branok

The Pool of St. Branok

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In the haunting mists of St. Branoka€™s Pool, a terrible crime will bind together a woman and a man forever Young Angelet is fascinated by the haunting rumors surrounding the Pool of St. Branoka€”superstitious tales of its cursed, bottomless waters. The innocent Cornish girl shares the ghostly story with Benedict Lansdon, the handsome, illegitimate grandson of a family friend, and promises to show him the spot. But tragedy strikes when they meet at the pool, and Angelet and Ben become complicit in a crime that could send Ben to the gallows. Ben returns to Australia, but the pair feels bound by their terrible secret. After a whirlwind season in London, Angelet marries Gervaise Mandeville, a charming rogue with a weakness for gambling. As the casualties from the Crimean War mount, Gervaise decides to try his luck in the Australian gold rush. Angelet travels across the world with him, only to once again be ensnared in a fatal act of violence. Alone in the outback, Angelet faces her own day of reckoning from a long-ago crimea€”and gets a second chance at love.I will take care of him in future if he comes out of this. But how can he come out of it? They will find him guilty. They will hang him. I shall have lost my lover forever. I believe I can help him. I believe I can save him. I could reason with him. I couldanbsp;...

Title:The Pool of St. Branok
Author:Philippa Carr
Publisher:Open Road Media - 2013-02-26


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