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A House Possessed By Charity Blackstock A House Possessed Miss Murphy a bleak Irish spinster kept a small hotel or a large boarding house depending on your point of view a nice old Georgian pile in the Scottish highlands that she had inherited from a f
  • Title: A House Possessed
  • Author: Charity Blackstock
  • ISBN: 6216857
  • Page: 101
  • Format: Paperback
  • A House Possessed By Charity Blackstock Miss Murphy, a bleak Irish spinster, kept a small hotel or a large boarding house, depending on your point of view , a nice old Georgian pile in the Scottish highlands, that she had inherited from a far distant relative.Although Miss M had little appreciation for them, the house was filled with lovely relics, beautiful old antiques, and the ghost of young Margaret who haMiss Murphy, a bleak Irish spinster, kept a small hotel or a large boarding house, depending on your point of view , a nice old Georgian pile in the Scottish highlands, that she had inherited from a far distant relative.Although Miss M had little appreciation for them, the house was filled with lovely relics, beautiful old antiques, and the ghost of young Margaret who had run away with her soldier lover a hundred and fifty years before, only to lose him tragically in the Napoleonic Wars.The paying guests find the ghost enchanting, frightening, or unbelievable according to their ages and sophistication Miss Murhpy, however, militantly proper, feels that no respectable boarding house ought to have a ghost, and accordingly arranges for the local parish priest to exorcise the gentle shade.Unwittingly, Miss Murphy thus generates catastrophe For it turns out that the ghost has been protecting the fate of a necklace with a spectacular past, a high monetary present value and a now inadequate guard.A situation which at least one of her black souled, well bred paying guests is willing to exploit to its deadly limit.
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    1. Charity Blackstock

      Ursula TordayakaPaula Allardyce, Charity Blackstock, Lee Blackstock, Charlotte KeepelUrsula Torday was born on 19 February 1912 some sources say his birth in 1888 or 1914 in London, England, UK, daughter of mixed parents, her mother was Scottish and her father was Hungarian She studied at Kensington High School in London, before went to the Oxford University, where she obtained a BA in English at Lady Margaret Hall College, and later a Social Science Certificate at London School of Economics.In 1930s, she published her first three novels with her real name, Ursula Torday During the World War II she worked as a probation officer for the Citizen s Advice Bureau, and during the next seven years afterwars, she also running a refugee scheme for Jewish children, inspiration for several of her future novels like, The Briar Patch aka Young Lucifer and The Children aka Wednesday s Children as Charity Blackstock She worked as a typist at the National Central Library in London, inspiration for her future novel Dewey Death as Charity Blackstock She also teaching English to adult students She returned to publishing in early 1950s, using the pseudonyms of Paula Allardyce, Charity Blackstock in some cases reedited as Lee Blackstock in USA , to sign her gothic romance and mistery novels, later she also used the pseudonym of Charlotte Keppel Her novel Miss Fenny aka The Woman in the Woods as Charity or Lee Blackstock was nominated for Edgar Award In 1961, her novel Witches Sabbath won the Romantic Novel of the Year Award by the Romantic Novelists Association She passed away in 1997.

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