Newly orphaned Peggy Grahame is caught off-guard when she first arrives at her family’s ancestral estate. Her eccentric uncle Enos drives away her only new acquaintance, Pat, a handsome British scholar, then leaves Peggy to fend for herself. But she is not alone. The house is full of mysteries and ghosts. Soon Peggy becomes involved with the spirits of her own Colonial ancestors and witnesses the unfolding of a centuries-old romance against a backdrop of spies and intrigue and of battles plotted and foiled. History has never been so exciting especially because the ghosts are leading Peggy to a romance of her own!
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Elizabeth Marie Pope (1917-1992) was an author specializing in Elizabethan England and the works of John Milton and William Shakespeare.
Elizabeth Marie Pope was born on May 1, 1917 in Washington, D.C., to Christopher Herman Pope and Florence Anna Thompson Pope. In 1940, she received her B.A. from Bryn Mawr College, and went on to Johns Hopkins University, where she took her Ph.D. in 1944. She taught English as a professor at Mills College for thirty-eight years before retiring on June 30, 1982. She was a member of the Society for Creative Anachronism.Review:
"Fresh, offbeat, a romantic fantasy done with skill." Kirkus Reviews
"The complicated strands of mystery, history, and love are drawn skillfully together into a bright pattern, embroidered with comedy and the whole done with real style." New York Times Book Review Notable Book
"Utterly captivating." Saturday Review
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Book Description Puffin Books, 1992. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110140349111
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