This sweeping historical drama in the vein of Poldark and Daphne du Maurier will also appeal to fans of Philippa Gregory and Elizabeth Chadwick.
The rugged, sea-swept Cornish coast is the setting for this stunning novel. Passionate and daring, the Lovedays are a family you will never forget...
Beautiful, headstrong, troubled: Rowena Loveday has always lived in the shadow of her mother s tarnished reputation. And when her father takes his own life, she fears she will never escape the curse of her parentage. She finds an ally in orphaned Bryn, ward of her uncle, Adam Loveday. But even Bryn cannot protect her from the ultimate betrayal... Indebted to the Lovedays for saving his life, Bryn is piecing together his childhood memories. Before he can reclaim his stolen inheritance, he must uncover the truth behind the murders of his mother and brother. Only then can he confront the demons from his past and lay the dead to rest. Bryn s discoveries unleash an enemy more powerful than the Loveday family have ever encountered. They must unite in order to protect their own. But will it be too late...?
As a child, Kate Tremayne was fascinated with Greek mythology and from that grew her love of history and tales of valour and adventure. That passion for historical adventure, weaving fictional characters into real-life history dramas, is the driving force behind her writing. Her childhood holidays were spent in Cornwall and she still makes regular pilgrimages to the land whose beauty and atmospheric moods have always haunted her. Married with two children, Kate now lives in Sussex.