House of the Twilight Moon
Author: Margaret Chittenden
Published: January 4, 1979 by Pinnacle Books
Category: Romantic Suspense
Main Character: Marissa Harcourt, Julian Harcourt, Dan Connor
Marissa Harcourt had been excited about her trip to Japan, because she would be reunited with her long-estranged father and would at last escape her domineering grandfather. But Marissa finds her father to be unfriendly, aloof, and not inclined to welcome her with open arms. And then, while sightseeing at the sacred shrines of Nikko, Marissa discovers the body of a Japanese man. Fear turns to dread when she returns to the site and the body has disappeared. She begins to receive anonymous threats. Someone tries to kill her. And she suspect that Dan Connor, the seemingly light-hearted and flirtatious American with whom she is rapidly falling in love might be manipulated by her grandfather in a revenge scheme against her father.