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Beloved Stranger

A book by Patricia Crossley

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Beloved Stranger

  • Nov 15, 2004
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Beloved Stranger is a love story generations in the making. Sarah MacMillan has just bought the original house of her ancestors. Captain George MacMillan of the Queens Volunteer Calvary, in Upper Canada, had built the house for his wife Mary and his son Harold. Soon after the house was built, in 1838, George mysteriously disappeared. Rumours of the day suggested that George had a lover named Isabelle Tremblay. Tremblay was the wife of Armand Tremblay and mother to sons Robert and Philippe. Many people at the time of George's strange appearance speculated that George had been murdered by Isabelle's husband. However, the mystery of George's disappearance was never solved.

That is until a strange turn of events began to take place. A Sergeant Pierre Tremblay Martin arrived at Sarah's house one day demanding to rent a cabin. Pierre, an undercover RCMP officer was investigating a local money laundering and drug trafficking ring that was thought to be running from out of the MacMillan house. Soon after Pierre's arrival at the house, however, Sarah started to have strange dreams about her ancestors and hearing strange voices.

Beloved Stranger is a multi-dimensional romance novel. The present day love story is both enhanced and complicated by the reflections of the past. The parallels between the characters of the past and the present day are extremely well thought out and develop in predictably realistic ways. These aspects create a more interesting and multi-layered storyline.

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BELOVED STRANGER intertwines a mystery of a past tragedy with the paranormal... 4 stars. --Romantic Times Magazine

Expertly written story, drawing in readers with wonderful characters and a mystery which begs to be solved... 4 stars. --Simply Ebooks

The hero and heroine are richly complex, resulting in a fascinating read that keeps the pages turning... Recommended. --Word Weaving

An old house that seems eerily familiar, an ancient murder that must be solved... A past love that ended in murder brings together a disillusioned woman and a steel-hearted Mountie. Sarah MacMillan seeks honesty and truth in her work and in her life and finds what she needs the family's ancestral home, just begging to be renovated with love and furnished with precious antiques. Pierre Martin is an undercover Mountie with a job to do to check out the suspicious new owner of the old house. Ghostly voices and discoveries of the past drive Pierre and Sarah to solve the haunting mystery of their connection to the builder of the house, risking everything, even their lives. In so doing, they find healing for the wounds of the past and open their hearts to love.
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ISBN-10: 1591050480
ISBN-13: 978-1591050483
Author: Patricia Crossley
Genre: Fiction
Publisher: Novelbooks
Date Published: August 10, 2007
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