Zoé's Revenge

Zoé's Revenge

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Zoé's Revenge by Alexander Huth

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1908

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182

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Zoé's Revenge

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A strong tale of the supernatural.

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'After, after?' said the inspector, impatiently stamping his foot.

'Well, Mr. Inspector, I left my home, my wife and children, and here I am; and hearing of the great reward offered for--'

'Well, come to the point, confound it all!' said the Inspector.

'Well, Mr. Inspector, as I was passing through the Bois de Boulogne I felt very tired, for I had been walking for hours, so I sat down on one of those circular seats built round the bole of a tree. There were two gentlemen, with their backs to me, already there, engaged in earnest conversation. They did not see me as I approached, for the tree was in the way, but I saw them clearly enough and could distinguish every word they uttered.'

'How were they dressed?' enquired the official.

'Oh, they were real gentlemen; there could be no doubt about that! One was young and thin and good looking, with light hair and moustache; and he wore a white waistcoat, and a black coat with a bit of red ribbon in front of it.'

'Ha! the

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This was awesome! One of the most gripping old horrors I have ever read. So why is this book so obscure? the only thing I hated was the ending! Spoiler - Zoe did not get a good enough revenge, I was waiting for the twist where she did worse but it never came. But Zoe was an awesome character, an evil beautiful manakin!
Zoe is murdered in a fit of rage by her lover.
Her skeleton is disposed of as the basis of an anatomically correct artist manikin.
In the fullest extent of the concept, you can't keep a good girl down.
Reanimated, she sets out for revenge.
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FEATURED AUTHOR - Nina Atwood is a licensed psychotherapist and award-winning executive coach. The author of multiple self-help books, Nina now writes fiction. The Expert Witness is her fourth novel and the first in the Jill Rhodes Mystery/Thriller series. Her previous novels are Unlikely Return, Free Fall, and About Roxanne. She lives in Dallas, Texas with her husband and an adorable rescue cat. As our Author of the Day, she tells us all about her book, The Expert Witness.