Softcover binding has light shelfwear to edges of covers. Pages tight and clean with some yellowing due to age. Book appears un-read. 320 pages. MMP Binding. Year: 1992. ISBN: 1558176683. When wealthy recluse Bret Hampton offers her a job as her personal assistant, marine biology student Lisa Marlowe is thrilled to have the paycheck. But her dream job quickly turns into a nightmare when she moves into Hampton Hall, Bret's remote, castle-like estate. The servants are silent and fearful, Lisa's room is ransacked, and there are whispers that the body recently discovered on the beach is Bret's missing wife.