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Mortal Fire

(2012)
(The first book in the Secret of the Journal series)
A novel by

 
 
When Emma D'Eresby - a 29 year-old, self-contained Professor of History - leaves her Cambridge college for a post in an exclusive university in Maine, USA, she hopes to learn more about a curious 17th-century journal in the College library. Instead, it leads her to a secret that should never have been uncovered. In the States, Emma meets the enigmatic 33-year-old surgeon, Matthew Lynes, a quiet and thoughtful widower. Driven to learn more about him, Emma takes the unique journal from the College library in which she believes there are clues to his family's English past. Meanwhile, the sinister Professor Kort Staahl mounts a psychotic attack on her. Matthew's courageous intervention saves her, but as he nurses her back to health, his unusual attributes raise questions he is unwilling to answer. As Part One ends, she returns to her claustrophobic family, avoiding her domineering father and wrestling with despair ...

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April 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: Mortal Fire (The Secret of the Journal)
Author(s): C F Dunn
ISBN: 1-78264-101-7 / 978-1-78264-101-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Lion Fiction
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May 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: Mortal Fire: The Secret Of The Journal
Author(s): C F Dunn
ISBN: 0-85721-202-8 / 978-0-85721-202-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Monarch Books
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Kindle Editions

June 2012 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Mortal Fire (The Secret of the Journal)
Author(s): C F Dunn
Publisher: Monarch Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA