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The Terrible Tide

(1983)
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Cliff House may be haunted, but no ghost is as scary as the family's secret history.

Holly Howe is just beginning to succeed in in the cutthroat world of New York modeling when a car accident ruins her good looks forever and she is forced to retreat to the backwoods of Canada, to recuperate in her brother's ramshackle country house. But Howe Hill is a wreck -- dusty, ugly, and utterly lacking in modern facilities -- and her brother is no more hospitable. So when Holly hears of a job in town taking care of Mrs. Partlett, an elderly, widowed invalid, she leaps at the opportunity. If nothing else, the Partlett mansion must have indoor plumbing.

But Holly soon finds that while Cliff House is eerie by day, it's terrifying by night. The other housekeeper is convinced it's haunted by the ghost of Mr. Partlett, but Holly fears no poltergeist. It's the old widow in the upstairs room that frightens her -- and the secrets that lurk behind her dull, silver eyes.

 
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Used availability for Alisa Craig's The Terrible Tide


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Hardback Editions

April 1985 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: Terrible Tide
Author(s): Alison Craig
ISBN: 0-7090-1839-8 / 978-0-7090-1839-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

June 1983 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: The Terrible Tide
Author(s): Alisa Craig, aka Charlotte MacLeod
ISBN: 0-385-18700-9 / 978-0-385-18700-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

July 1987 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Terrible Tide
Author(s): Charlotte MacLeod, Alisa Craig
ISBN: 0-380-70336-X / 978-0-380-70336-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Avon Books (Mm)
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

April 2013 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: Terrible Tide
Author(s): Charlotte MacLeod
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon   

Kindle Editions

June 2014 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Terrible Tide
Author(s): Charlotte MacLeod
Publisher: mysteriouspress.com
Availability: Amazon UK   

November 2012 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Terrible Tide
Author(s): Charlotte MacLeod
Publisher: MysteriousPress.com/Open Road
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


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