One month and a day ago, Tess Willoughby was the daughter of a well-to-do physician in London. One month ago, she witnessed the murder of an old seer and came into possession of the dead woman’s odd ring, an ancient Spinner ring, known by the locals as the Ring of Prophesy, and was wrongly accused by her father of having stolen the ring. Three weeks ago, she became an unwilling passenger on a merchant ship bound for the pirate-infested waters of the Caribbean. Two weeks ago, she became forcibly betrothed to a man who she recognizes as the seer’s murderer, a man who covets the Ring. sne week ago, she met a sailor and experienced the thrill of being in love for the first time.Two days ago, she realizes that such a secret love will endanger them both. Heart-broken, she is forced to choose her loyalty. Yesterday, her fiance betrays her during a pirate attack and those she loves are slaughtered. Today, she is plotting to save her own life and perhaps to take fiance’s in retribution. The Ring is urging her to decide quickly …. Tomorrow will be too late.
QUINTSPINNER BY DIANNE GREENLAY:
MULTIPLE AWARD WINNER including B.R.A.G. Medallion Winner, Best Historical (Reader Views, NIEBA), Best YA (Writer’s Digest, Hollywood Book Festival), Best Commercial Novel (Eric Hoffer), Book of the Year (Foreword Reviews)