The Ghost of Calico Acres

The Ghost of Calico Acres Haunting memories lurk in the dark corners of this mysterious walk from the past When Dr Marc St Clair inherits his eccentric aunt Miriam s old Victorian house in Wisconsin her Will states that he an

  • Title: The Ghost of Calico Acres
  • Author: Bonnie Turner
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 387
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Haunting memories lurk in the dark corners of this mysterious walk from the past When Dr Marc St Clair inherits his eccentric aunt Miriam s old Victorian house in Wisconsin, her Will states that he and his invalid wife, Summer, must live in the house for one year before they can own it Despite the fact that Calico Acres is rud to be haunted, Marc accepts Miriam s gHaunting memories lurk in the dark corners of this mysterious walk from the past When Dr Marc St Clair inherits his eccentric aunt Miriam s old Victorian house in Wisconsin, her Will states that he and his invalid wife, Summer, must live in the house for one year before they can own it Despite the fact that Calico Acres is rud to be haunted, Marc accepts Miriam s generous offer without telling Summer, who would prefer to remain at her parents comfortable estate in Iowa Summer grew up the spoiled daughter of a Chemistry professor who d stop at nothing to grant her every wish Then along came Dr Marc St Clair with his special brand of hot chemistry, hoping to match the young woman s own desires But although he was educated in the art of healing human bodies, Marc finds he is lost when it comes to curing his wife s emotions After a disastrous honeymoon and a riding accident that left his beautiful wife confined to a wheelchair bitter and full of self pity Marc knows that for their marriage to work, he must get her away from her family Summer hates the moldy gingerbread house with eleven foot ceilings and dark hallways when she arrives at Calico Acres with Marc and their elderly housekeeper, Josephina, on a cold, snowy day in January She s infuriated that her husband has brought her to an area of Wisconsin noted for ghostly hauntings, a place far from her doting parents After a tour of the house, the women s imaginations run wild the ruins of an old, burned out barn resemble Stonehenge ghostly apparitions appear on a balcony, an upstairs storage room is so creepy they sense something sinister It s a good thing Summer doesn t know there s a family cemetery on the property if she met Aunt Miriam s ghost face to face while confined to her wheelchair, she d probably die of fright As unexplained events occur throughout the year, even their gossipy neighbors try to make them leave But Marc is determined to stay He made a deal, and he desperately wants the house He feels a strong connection with his late aunt, although he had never met the woman and his family never discussed her except to say she was crazy When Marc hires Raven Bear as his wife s therapist a Chippewa girl who arrives one day on a black stallion every aspect of his life is thrown into turmoil Raven is certainly competent at her profession, as well as having an innate talent with horses The young woman is full of mystery and desire for Dr Marc Frustrated beyond belief by Summer s frigidity, Marc s attraction to Raven is unnerving and exasperating as she wastes no time trying to entice him into her bed As Marc struggles with his physical urges, he searches the house for details of Miriam s life, while his wife is forced to confront certain issues from her own past Marc tries to resist Raven s advances as she literally throws herself at him, and he blows up when she washes her personal laundry in his bathroom and dries her underwear on the shower rod She s entirely too tempting, this attractive female who can t keep her hands to herself Marc St Clair must find answers to their problems before the year is up, or risk losing the house and the woman he loves Little does he realize how close he is to losing both.

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    1. The Ghost of Calico Acres Wow! Is it one ghost or several? Mysteries pile up in this quick read full of ghostly situations. Josephina, the maid, senses the spiritual influences in the house that makes both her and Summer dread the year they have to spend in the house. After that Marc would then inherit his aunt's unusual home. On top of the mysteries, there is the strange relationship between Dr. Marc and his beautiful wife, Summer. Does she love her smoking hot husband or not? Would his wheelch [...]

    2. Calico Acres is a ghost story/romance/mystery set in the late 70's in Wisconsin. Marc St. Clair is willed a lonely old house, long rumored to be haunted, by his crazy Aunt who had lived there with four previous husbands. As Marc struggles to live in the old house, his wife is miserable. Wheel-chair bound from an accident shortly after their honeymoon and spooked by the strange house, she'll do anything to get Marc to leave. The arrival of a Chippewa Indian woman, hired as physical therapist for [...]

    3. “No ghosts were harmed in the execution of this story.”In October 1978, Dr. Marc St. Clair decides to live in his great-aunt Miriam’s house. The terms of her will stipulate he must reside at Calico Acres for a year, or the Victorian house goes to an orphanage.Marc falls in love with the house, and pooh-poohs the rumors it’s haunted. He’s determined to move his wife Summer from Iowa to Wisconsin. After an equestrian accident, Summer is confined to a wheelchair. Unhappy and moody, the la [...]

    4. If such a place as Wisconsin's Calico Acres does exist, I’m moving there, ghosts or no ghosts. Author Bonnie Turner has painted such vivid descriptions of the setting, characters, and mysterious happenings that I couldn’t put the book down. How fortunate for young and handsome Marc St. Clair, inheriting an awesome Victorian house, if only Summer, Marc’s handicapped wife shared his enthusiasm. Add to that, weird happenings, things that go bump in the night, and the gorgeous temptress Raven. [...]

    5. Few novels I've read blend dialog and plot movement. This one excels at it! Dr. Marc St Clair has just inherited what he sees a beautiful Victorian Home, in the area of Lake Michigan. Owned by his Aunt Miriam, who stipulated in her will that Marc must remain there one year in order to inherit the mansion. He is idealistic and the protagonist of this lively tour of hauntings and bitterness. Summer is his wife, completely disabled, tied to a wheel chair, after a horse riding accident. She is the c [...]

    6. Really badThis book was so boring and had the most wooden characters I could not even get half-way through. All the characters are one dimensional -and I could not begin to care less what happened to them.

    7. The Ghost of Calico AcresVery good book. I couldn't put it down. I'd recommend this to everyone likes a bit of mystery, suspense and happy endings.

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