House of Shadows

‘Powerful and thrilling’ Sun

Vertigo meets Rebecca in a twisty Tudor time slip. Addictive, atmospheric and completely enjoyable’ Julie Cohen

Reminded me of Barbara Erskine’s classic, Lady of Hay. A compelling, satisfying story’ Kate Riordan


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The Edge of Dark

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The Memory of Midnight

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Time’s Echo

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Short-listed for the Romantic Novelists’ Association’s 2013 RoNA Award for a
Historical Romantic Novel

RITA® Finalist in the Novel with Strong Romantic Elements category

What if you could go back in time and live your life again? Would you know the moment you’d made the wrong decision, the tiny choice that had changed everything?

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French,Dutch, Italian and German translations available now!

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