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To sexy lawyer Caroline Brecher, her weekend house in ultra-fashionable East Hampton is a symbol of success and hard work rewarded--and arriving on a perfect August afternoon is sheer luxury. She doesn’t care that she has no social plans, no date, noMoreTo sexy lawyer Caroline Brecher, her weekend house in ultra-fashionable East Hampton is a symbol of success and hard work rewarded--and arriving on a perfect August afternoon is sheer luxury. She doesn’t care that she has no social plans, no date, no visitors to her retreat in the northwest woods.But suddenly she does have visitors--unimaginably terrifying visitors, and her life becomes a surreal torment, “the pefect torture of a woman…” Will the soul-destroying ordeal ever end? Is there escape? Can what has been done to her, her life and very concept of herself as a woman ever be avenged?The Lailly Worm, named after the legendary Scottish popular ballad, is a romantic thriller about how evil, striking in an instant out of nowhere, can crush the beautiful, the successful, the “safe”--even in the privileged suclusion of a exclusive Long Island resort town. Sometimes, though, fate offers the victim a slender chance to fight back.But when a beautiful woman who took her passion and allure for granted has been reduced to “the lowly worm,” will there enough left of her courage to fight justice? Can the love of a tough ex-Marine who conceives a passion for Caroline save her—even from herself—as their affair blazes into life in the presence of deadly danger?The pace of this novel keeps accelerating right up to the moment innocence and evil come face-to-face. Then, you discover that the real battle is not to salage life itself, but to reignite the passion that makes life worth living.Caroline Brecher is every womam—and human being—whose courage and will to live and love again are tested when the unimaginable—and unendurable—strikes out of nowhere.