Ruth Yancey was only a small child the first time she saw Fox's Earth, a magnificent three-storied Georgia house that was home to the privileged Fox family. The daughter of a mean, poor mill worker, Ruth vowed that someday she would not only live in such a house, but rule it as her own.
Years later, becoming Ruth Yancey Fox, she does. For decades she will dominate Fox’s Earth and its inhabitants with evil manipulation, cruelty, and lies. Until eventually, even she realizes that her secrets will have to come out....
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"A lusty Southern saga, this Gothic extravaganza of greed, madness and murder is a wicked brew, passionate and perverse....Excellently written."
Ruth Yancey knew she was beautiful, she knew she was special. Despite her squalid Georgia mill town roots, it was her looks and her inbred belief in a powerful destiny that led her to the most exquisite mansion in Sparta: Fox's Earth. Through insinuation, manipulation, and an impenetrable evil, she became its mistress for three generations--until another woman attempted to match her madness....
"Beautifully calculated to keep the pages turning at a fast clip."
THE WASHINGTON POST BOOK WORLD
Anne Rivers Siddons's bestselling novels include Nora, Nora; Sweetwater Creek; Islands; and Fox's Earth. She is also the author of the nonfiction work John Chancellor Makes Me Cry. She and her husband divide their time between Charleston, South Carolina, and Brooklin, Maine.
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Book Description HarperTorch, 1996. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110061010650
Book Description HarperTorch. MASS MARKET PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0061010650 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0018049