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Lynne Francis

A gripping saga of love, longing and manipulation . . .

Kent, 1822Fearing for his life, Thomas Marsh has fled Castle Bay and found work as a mill hand, deep in the countryside. Here he comes across the unconventional Isabel Cavendish and is captivated by her beauty and wildness. But Isabel's father has ambitions for his daughter, and she is soon sent away to Ramsgate to learn how to be a lady.

Struggling to understand society's obsession with dresses and balls, Isabel chafes against the restrictions of her new life. Then she meets Daniel Coates, in town for one night only, and the pair discover a strong mutual attraction. When circumstances force the couple apart, Isabel is heartbroken.

But before she can reunite with Daniel, the horrified Isabel is taken to London by her father to be married to a much older widower.Can she find a way to escape the marriage of convenience her father wishes to force her into? What will become of this reluctant bride?
Why readers love Lynne Francis ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐!

'Impressively researched . . . I loved this five star book' Kay Brellend
'An engaging, thoroughly researched tale of youthful naivety and courage in the face of adversity, full of rich detail and imagination. Highly recommended!' RoNA award-winning, bestselling novelist Tania Crosse
'A compelling and captivating historical saga rich in atmosphere, emotion and heart' Goodreads Reviewer

Book Details

  • Publisher: Piatkus
  • Publish Date: Jan 7th, 2025
  • Pages: 400
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00lb
  • EAN: 9780349433714
  • Categories: SagasHistorical - General

About the Author

Lynne Francis grew up in Yorkshire but studied, lived and worked in London for many years. She draws inspiration for her novels from a fascination with family history, landscapes and the countryside.

Her first saga series, the Mill Valley Girls, was set in west Yorkshire but a move to east Kent, and the discovery of previously unknown family links to the area, gave her the idea for a Georgian-era trilogy. Lynne's exploration of her new surroundings provided the historical background for the novels, as well as allowing her to indulge another key interest: checking out the local teashops and judging the cake.

When she's not at her desk, writing, Lynne can be found in the garden, walking through the countryside or beside the sea.