Available April, 2005!
On Winding Hill Road
At the end of Winding Hill Road, surrounded by woods of oak
and wild rose and isolated behind an imposing stone wall, is the
estate of the mysterious Gatien Defalle. It's also the new home
of Sarah Logan, who has accepted a position as companion to Gatien's
young daughter May. Oddly wise beyond her years, Sarah's puzzling
charge is far from being a child. Puzzling, too, is Gatien himself,
so silent about his wife's strange death, and the whispers and suggestions
that it was something far more sinister than suicide.
Fascinated by the dangerously attractive and enigmatic Gatien, Sarah
finds herself risking more than her heart. For the closer she gets
to this man, the closer she gets to the threatening Defalle family
secrets waiting to claim their next victim
Diane Tyrrel is a writer living in Northern California.
||On the Edge of the Woods
It was a white elephant of a house - a turn-of-the-century rambling
manor in the shadows of the Sierras, full of intriguing nooks and
crannies, rich with architectural details and delights. Architect
Stacy Addison knew that she had come home the moment she saw it. And
even though it needed months of renovations, nothing would stop Stacy
from buying this beautiful house on the edge of a fairy tale-like
"On the Edge of the Woods marks the memorable fiction debut
of an author in striking command of all the gripping essentials. Tyrrel
offers up likable, compelling characters; vivid settings; a host of
stormy and steamy relationships; and a chilling mysterious thread
that keeps the reader turning pages until the shocking twist ending."
- Judith Kelman