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The Fate of Mercy Alban

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Staff Review: "The Fate of Mercy Alban" by Wendy Webb

★★★★★

This is a must read for fans of gothic suspense and mystery, with even a bit of romance thrown in to soften the strong female lead's journey of discovery that spans decades of family secrets. When Grace Alban hears of her mother's untimely passing, Grace returns to their sprawling family estate on Lake Superior with her teenage daughter. But after finding out that her mother died just moment's before she planned to meet a reporter to finally open up about a night decades earlier that resulted in one death and another disappearance, Grace is set on edge. After the Alban estate is broken into, secret passages are revealed, and a manuscript is found that includes shocking revelations, Grace and the entire household is thrown into chaos. I couldn't stop reading this novel! Entertaining and enthralling with fantastic characters and many surprise twists and turns, this was another excellent novel by Wendy Webb. If you haven't read anything by Wendy Webb yet, I highly recommend this author!

Audience: adults | Genre: fiction, mystery

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