The Wizard’s Daughter
By (author) Barbara Michaels
Beautiful and spirited Marianne Ransom has to use all her wits and looks to survive the cruel life of an orphan on the perilous backstreets of Victorian London. But it is her gift of second sight that carries her into the world of money and privilege-a power brought on by a strange twist of fate . . .In the opulent Scottish castle of a wealthy duchess, Marianne is being called upon to summon her late father-a noted mystic-from the grave. But her exceptional abilities have become a perilous trap. And suddenly knowing too much could prove fatal.Seances, ghostly apparitions and romantic intrigues abound in this wonderful gothic suspense by New York Times bestseller Barbara Michaels.
Reviews of The Wizard’s Daughter
Barbara Michaels is a consummate storyteller — Mary Higgins Clark
Elizabeth Peters (writing as Barbara Michaels) was born and brought up in Illinois and earned her Ph.D. in Egyptology from the University of Chicago’s famed Oriental Institute. Peters was named Grandmaster at the inaugural Anthony Awards in 1986, Grandmaster by the Mystery Writers of America at the Edgar (R) Awards in 1998, and given The Lifetime Achievement Award at Malice Domestic in 2003. She died in 2013.