the Absence of Nectar is a finely wrought story of suspense by the acclaimed author of the House of Gentle Men. Alice is a precocious twelve-year-old growing up in rural texas with one wish on her mind - to get rid of Simon Jester. Simon is the man who saved Alice's mother, Meg, from drowning. Simon is Meg's hero, her saviour - and her new husband. He's a mysterious man whose own family, he says, drowned in a nearby lake. But what really happened? Alice and her brother become convinced that Simon intends to poison them. Meg ...

The Absence of Nectar 2002, Jove Books

ISBN-13: 9780515133639

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Absence of Nectar 2002, HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd, New South Wales

ISBN-13: 9780732274016

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The Absence of Nectar 2002, Wheeler Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781587241574

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The Absence of Nectar 2001, G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780399148019

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The Absence of Nectar 2001, HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd, New South Wales

ISBN-13: 9780732274009

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