The Island by Jill Jones

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A young woman from a mysterious isolated island off the coast of Cornwall is killed in an apparent murder/suicide. Private investigator Jack Knight searches for the killer with Keely Cochrane, a sheltered, frightened woman torn between two different worlds. Together they probe the murder as they struggle against their growing feelings for each other. But a conspiracy that has existed for centuries threatens their every move.
 

About Jill Jones

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Jill Jones lives in western North Carolina with her husband, Jerry, who is a watercolor artist. "Emily's Secret "is her first novel.
 
Published July 1, 1999 by St. Martin's Press. 320 pages
Genres: Romance, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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For 25 years, Keely Cochrane has lived by the ancient laws of a mythical Dragon, the protector of Keinadraig, a Cornish island that time forgot.

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The Telegraph

Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi showed her formidable spirit and chose music by The Beatles and Mozart during her appearance on Radio 4's Desert Island Discs, writes Ben Lawrence.

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Washington Independent Review of Books

Two recent histories offer their readers a vivid view of life in New York City around the turn of the 20th century, and the city itself is the star of both.

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I just read this really great book about a mad scientist on a remote island doing experiments combining animals and humans.

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Yet despite the tropical heat and the fourteen-year age gap, the (sometimes painfully) slow build skillfully avoids the sleazy Mary Kay Letourneau factor.

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