The Daughter’s Promise
A Novella (French Legacy Book 1)
How far would you go to save your family and a priceless heirloom?
France, 1830. A young woman is facing a difficult decision about her future, when the turmoil of the July Revolution overturns her tranquil world.
Her family is called upon to protect a precious heirloom for an aunt who has been forced into exile, throwing them into the path of a powerful enemy. To save her family, and fulfil a promise to her mother, she must flee her secluded life and embark on a perilous journey to England.
Outwitting her adversaries will take all of her courage and ingenuity, with the help of a charming Englishman she meets along the way. But will it be enough, against a man who won’t give up until the prize is his?
The Widow’s Secret
French Legacy Book 2
A young widow desperate to escape – a past that won’t let her go. A gripping Victorian-era mystery/suspense story set on the high seas.
The year is 1841. Victoria is on the throne, but women are not in control of their own destiny.
Elisabeth Godwin is facing a grim future after the death of her husband. Her brother-in-law is desperate to avoid ruin and determined to remove the threat she poses to him, leaving an escape to the colonies as her only option.
An epic voyage in a crowded sailing ship brings its own challenges, from ferocious storms to social rivalries and single men in want of a wife. But the greatest challenge of all will be figuring out who her enemies are and why they are pursuing her, before it is too late.
Courage and ingenuity alone will not be enough to survive, but who can she trust to help? And who can she trust with her heart?
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The Last Child At Versailles
French Legacy Book 3
A gripping dual-timeline tale of revolution and family secrets, inspired by real events.
Versailles, 1789. A young girl must draw on every shred of her courage and loyalty, as her adoptive family is plunged into the chaos of the French Revolution. As her world spirals out of control, a vow to save their priceless heirlooms becomes a fight for survival.
Now, after more than two centuries, the family secret is about to be rediscovered in a dusty attic half a world away.
Sophie West is thrilled at the idea of visiting Paris to investigate her mysterious ancestor, especially as a distant relative appears to hold the missing pieces of the puzzle. Fascinating as he is, she must remind herself that this man is a stranger, with unknown motives. And he is not the only one fixated on discovering what she knows about a rumoured treasure. Who can she trust to help her solve the mystery of the girl with the pearl necklace, when her every move is anticipated and she is alone in a foreign land?