Sunday, September 11, 2016

Nurse at the Castle

Title: Nurse at the Castle
Author: Joanne Holden
Publisher: Magnum Books
Published: ©1965
Illustrator: Lou Marchetti
Review available

This is unpublished, but it is very much in his style.

It was surprising how much courage it took to walk into the bedroom of someone who has tried to choke you, Nancy thought. But she need not have worried. Lavinia Barclay was her usual friendly self and greeted Nancy cheerily. “Good morning. And to what do I owe the pleasure of this early morning visit from the doctor?” Nancy answered evasively. “I think he was invited to sleep over. That’s all.” She changed the subject. “Did you sleep well?” “Beautifully,” her patient answered. Evidentally [sic] Lavinia Barclay had no notion of what had happened the night before. And, to Nancy, this was the most frightening thing of all…

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