The Necklace

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The legend of the Peckham necklace, a fabled emerald necklace owned by the Archers, foretells death for anyone who dares to possess it. Certainly, it has brought the Archers nothing but heartache. So Oriana is relieved it's missing, assuming it ever existed outside of a far-fetched tale. She has enough difficulties protecting her uncle-and her heart--from his dangerous new friend, Chilton Dacy. However, when Oriana accidentally discovers the necklace, the curse reawakens. A man ...
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The legend of the Peckham necklace, a fabled emerald necklace owned by the Archers, foretells death for anyone who dares to possess it. Certainly, it has brought the Archers nothing but heartache. So Oriana is relieved it's missing, assuming it ever existed outside of a far-fetched tale. She has enough difficulties protecting her uncle-and her heart--from his dangerous new friend, Chilton Dacy. However, when Oriana accidentally discovers the necklace, the curse reawakens. A man is murdered, and the Archers are in desperate trouble, again.

Oriana is now left with a frightening choice, accept Chilton's help to find the real murderer or face the hangman's noose.

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Bobbye R. Terry
I don't read historicals that often but am glad I picked this one up. Be ready for a lot of dry wit and humor. Ms. Corwin gives you a generous dose. This is an interesting mix of history, romance and mystery in which the hero finds himself knee-deep in trouble and a growing affection for a woman who thinks she has given up on men.
Patricia Rodela
A must read if you love Historical Mystery/Romances!! I couldn't put it down! It kept pulling me back and I went back willingly!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780984249992
  • Publisher: Highland Press
  • Publication date: 11/26/2010
  • Pages: 282
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.64 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 13, 2013

    this is a story where show that be Gritty and materialist is not

    this is a story where show that be Gritty and materialist is not the way top be happy. the story talk about a woman that born in a poor family of clerks, she always wanted be a high class girl. one day she went to a party and she wore a necklace that wasn't hers. she lose that necklace and her life change after that. my favorite part of this story is when she renounce to feel like a high class girl and started to work hard using his own delicate hands. i recommend this story to anyone who likes learn lesson about life.  KS

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