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I didn’t put any of my thoughts into words, just sat on, as Joel fell into a long, moody silence. Chris stood up. It’s been a full day for us, Joel, and my wife is very tired. Could you show us to the rooms we are to use so we can rest and refresh ourselves?
Suddenly from Joel came words I wasn’t prepared for. You look like your mother, Catherine.
Bart was in love with the past, but even more infatuated with the future. Not an electronic gadget came out that he didn’t buy.
No, no, I kept telling myself, my suspicious, ever-doubting nature was getting the better of me. We had the gold without the tarnish . . . we did! We did have to realize our just rewards some day. The night was over—our day had finally come, and we were now standing in the full sunlight of dreams come true.
Those dual curving staircases, one on the right, the other on the left of the vast expanse of red and white checkered marble. Weren’t they the same stairs? Refurbished, but the same? Hadn’t I watched the fire that had burned Foxworth Hall until it was only red embers and smoke? All eight of the chimneys had stood; so had the marble staircases. The intricately designed banisters and rosewood railing must have burned and been replaced. I swallowed over the hard lump that lodged in my throat. I’d wanted the house to be new, all new . . . nothing left of the old.
Chris stayed close at my side. He released my hand to put his arm around my shoulders. Dr. and Mrs. Christopher Sheffield, he introduced us in his kindly way, and you?
Now a major Lifetime movie event—Book Four of the Dollanganger series that began with Flowers in the Attic—the novel of forbidden love that captured the world’s imagination and earned V.C. Andrews a fiercely devoted fanbase.
Soon after finishing high school, my first son Jory had flown to New York City to join his grandmother, Madame Marisha. There, in her ballet company, he’d soon been noticed by the critics and was given leading roles. His childhood sweetheart, Melodie, had flown east to join Jory.
It wasn’t supposed to be this way! Things remembered never lived up to expectations—why was this second Foxworth Hall overwhelming me even more than the original?
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