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The End of Temperance Dare

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The End of Temperance Dare

Haunting and atmospheric, THE END OF TEMPERANCE DARE is another thrilling page-turner from the author reviewers are calling the Queen of the Northern Gothic.

When Eleanor Harper becomes the director of a renowned artists’ retreat, she knows nothing of Cliffside Manor’s dark past as a tuberculosis sanatorium, a “waiting room for death.” After years of covering murder and violence as a crime reporter, Eleanor hopes that being around artists and writers in this new job will be a peaceful retreat for her as much as for them.

But from her first fog-filled moments on the manor’s grounds, Eleanor is seized by a sense of impending doom and realizes there’s more to the institution than its reputation of being a haven for creativity. After the arrival of the new fellows --- including the intriguing, handsome photographer Richard Banks --- she begins to suspect that her predecessor chose the group with a dangerous purpose in mind. As the chilling mysteries of Cliffside Manor unravel and the eerie sins of the past are exposed, Eleanor must fight to save the fellows --- and herself --- from sinister forces.

The End of Temperance Dare
by Wendy Webb

  • Publication Date: June 6, 2017
  • Genres: Fiction, Gothic, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller
  • Paperback: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Lake Union Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1477824111
  • ISBN-13: 9781477824115