The Stormy Petrel

The Stormy Petrel

Book - 1991
Average Rating:
3
Rate this:
Rose Fenemore is taking a break from her Cambridge teaching post in an isolated cottage on the island of Moila. One evening, she is shocked to discover an attractive stranger, Ewen Mackay, in her kitchen, who claims to have grown up in the cottage. She is tempted to believe him, when another man seeks shelter from the storm. John Parsons also rouses Rose's skepticism...and more tender feelings as well. And as the truth about the two men unfolds, the stormy petrels, fragile elusive birds who fly close to the waves, come to symbolize Rose's confusion and the mystery of her future....
Publisher: New York : Morrow, c1991
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
ISBN: 9780688110352
0688110355
Characteristics: 189 p. ; 25 cm

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

AL_KATI May 11, 2017

The plot was a bit weak but the writing and description language sucked me in. Can't wait to read more of Mary Stewart.

j
jazpur
Oct 19, 2014

I am re-reading Mary Stewart. Loved this one. Her descriptions of the Hebridean Islands are evocative and what happens with the Old House and the Cottage in the light of more recent times, ties in so well in fact made immediate by the storyline.

tdk Aug 20, 2012

meh, classifying this book as a suspense is a far stretch. The first third of the book was enjoyable but took a turn for the worst and by then the damage was done and could not be recovered. Too bad.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at MARINet

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top