1968 Hardcover Book, Hunter's Green, Phyllis A. Whitney, Mystery, Novel, Fiction, Literature, Suspense, Romance
A hardcover book entitled Hunter's Green by Phyllis A. Whitney. The cover boards are green with the title on the spine in white. The book has its dust cover.
"The nightmare was one from which I could not waken. I was caught upon a chessboard, a helpless pawn in a game of life and death, and the green rook was hunting me. That tall rook of green-black yew who had it in his power to destroy the king and end the game..." When Eve North returns to Athmore after three years' separation from her husband Justin, she finds the great estate-and Justin himself-vastly changed. Eve too has changed. She knows now the mistakes she made in her marriage in the past, and she now dares to win back the love of her own husband. Like another Eve, she wanders into the gardens of Athmore, unsuspecting.
Phyllis Ayame Whitney (1903 – 2008) was a Japanese-born American mystery writer. Rare for her genre, she wrote mysteries for both the juvenile and the adult markets, many of which feature exotic locations. Often described as a Gothic novelist, a review in The New York Times once dubbed her "The Queen of the American Gothics", although she hated this title. She preferred to say she wrote "romantic novels of suspense".
8 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches
Published by Doubleday & Company -- 1968 -- Book Club Edition
This book is in used and in near fine condition. It has no rips or tears. The binding is solid and tight. The book's pages clean and crisp. The dust cover is also in near fine condition.
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