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The Innocence of Evil MB Walsh

The Innocence of Evil

MB Walsh

Published October 4th 2013
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Kindle Edition
254 pages
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A Tense, erotic thriller...The first time I met Phoebe Quine there were no danger signs, no premonitions of disaster, no tip-off from God warning me of the earthquakes to come. There was nothing but the empty sky and the strangely intimate smell ofMoreA Tense, erotic thriller...The first time I met Phoebe Quine there were no danger signs, no premonitions of disaster, no tip-off from God warning me of the earthquakes to come. There was nothing but the empty sky and the strangely intimate smell of her perfume hanging in the hot, still air.It is the summer of 1960. J.F.K. is making his historic run for the White House. The young Mohammed Ali is winning gold at the Rome Olympics and Alfred Hitchcock is terrifying movie audiences with Psycho.For teenager, Bobby Forbes, it is the summer of forbidden love and lost innocence. At the sleepy lakeside resort of Pheasant Point, Bobby is hired by the seductive, thirty-eight-year-old artist, Phoebe Quine, to pose for a painting. In the sweltering heat of those high summer months the young boy and the older woman begin a risky, obsessive affair that must be kept secret at all costs.Events begin to spin out of control on the long weekend at the end of the season. The fear and paranoia bubbling in the pressure cooker of their taboo relationship finally explodes in an orgy of violence and death, leaving the resort of Pheasant Point in flames.The romance between a troubled boy and a damaged older woman trapped in a nightmare with only one way out.Also by the same author:The Music of Melancholy.A Gothic tale of obsession and horror.