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Book details
  • Genre:FICTION
  • SubGenre:Contemporary Women
  • Language:English
  • Pages:200
  • eBook ISBN:9781483502779

The Peacock's Tale

by Marie Staight

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Overview
Priscilla Vickers returns to her job as an art instructor for a small suburban college in picturesque Winter Park, Florida. She has endured a terrible year in which not only did her Great Aunt Clara die as a result of a house fire; but in trying to soothe her sorrow, Prissy fled to Scotland on an Art Fellowship where she had her heart broken by a shameless Scotsman. All Prissy wants to do now is teach what she learned in Scotland to her art students, but a nighttime encounter with one of the town’s peacocks starts series of other peacock images that piques her curiosity. Could the peacock sightings have some meaning to her life? Surely this is not just coincidence … or is it? Prissy finds herself following the trail of peacocks through the town of Winter Park, the college art studio and eventually - even her Indiana hometown. Enlightenment of her past is strewn with talented art students, old friendships rekindled, the ghost of her Aunt Clara, and even the reappearance of her Scottish love interest, Brendan MacFarlane. As Priscilla struggles with her emotions, longings, and doubts — will the truth reveal a relationship thought to be lost?
Description
Priscilla Vickers returns to her job as an art instructor for a small suburban college in picturesque Winter Park, Florida. She has endured a terrible year in which not only did her Great Aunt Clara die as a result of a house fire; but in trying to soothe her sorrow, Prissy fled to Scotland on an Art Fellowship where she had her heart broken by a shameless Scotsman. All Prissy wants to do now is teach what she learned in Scotland to her art students, but a nighttime encounter with one of the town’s peacocks starts series of other peacock images that piques her curiosity. Could the peacock sightings have some meaning to her life? Surely this is not just coincidence … or is it? Prissy finds herself following the trail of peacocks through the town of Winter Park, the college art studio and eventually - even her Indiana hometown. Enlightenment of her past is strewn with talented art students, old friendships rekindled, the ghost of her Aunt Clara, and even the reappearance of her Scottish love interest, Brendan MacFarlane. As Priscilla struggles with her emotions, longings, and doubts — will the truth reveal a relationship thought to be lost?
About the author
Ms Staight lives in Central Florida and enjoys reading, writing and her two fluffy white dogs. She holds a Bachelor Of Science degree from Indiana University and until her retirement practiced as a pediatric physical therapist in the area. She currently hosts The Quill and Pen writing Group in Winter Garden, Florida and also works as a staff member on the web site DiscussionStation.com
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