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The Eyestones

(1975)
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Romantic adventures and nightmarish evil...

A shock awaits Deborah when she arrives in Norfolk to stay with her recently married sister...

She soon discovers that both her sister and her new husband have tragically perished in a fire which destroyed their home. Alone in the bleak Norfolk brecklands, Deborah is at first forced to accept hospitality from the handsome yet forbidding widower, Sir Randall Gaunt. Yet even when Deborah later stumbles upon the warm companionship of Lord Stannard, the charming young aristocrat wooing her with such passionate urgency, the strange events that follow cause her feelings of uneasiness to grow. And then, before long Deborah becomes inextricably involved in a nightmare of unimaginable evil...

Praise for John Burke



'Extremely readable' - Sunday Times

'A double surprise ending ... very enjoyable' - Eastern Daily Press

John Burke was born in Sussex in 1922. He served in the Royal Air Force, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, and the Royal Marines during the war. After working for the publishers Museum Press and the Books for Pleasure Group, he was a Public Relations and Publications Executive for Shell (1959 - 63) and Story Editor for Twentieth Century-Fox (1963 - 65) before becoming a full-time writer in 1966.

Genre: Historical Romance

Used availability for John Burke's The Eyestones

Hardback Editions

July 1975 : UK Hardback
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Title: Eye Stones
Author(s): Harriet Esmond
ISBN: 0-00-222201-9 / 978-0-00-222201-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Distribution Services
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1975 : USA Hardback
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Title: The eye stones
Author(s): Harriet Esmond
ISBN: 0-440-02425-0 / 978-0-440-02425-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Delacorte Press
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Paperback Editions

November 1976 : UK Paperback
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Title: Eye Stones (Coronet Books)
Author(s): Harriet Esmond
ISBN: 0-340-21005-2 / 978-0-340-21005-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
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Kindle Editions

February 2018 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Eye Stones: A Gothic Romance
Author(s): John Burke
Publisher: Lume Books
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