When Catarina's elderly husband dies she moves to the Dower House where things are about to change dramatically with the arrival of Catarina's young sister Joanna. Tricked by her cousin Matthew into a sham marriage, Joanna is now pregnant and alone. Catarina has a plan to hide her sister's disgrace, but then tragedy strikes suddenly at the Dower House. What will be the fate of Joanna's unwanted child?
Marina Oliver has published almost fifty novels under various pseudonyms, plus half a dozen non-fiction books. She has written historical novels as well as twentieth-century sagas, contemporary romances and crime. Marina has been the Chairman of the Romantic Novelists' Association and has also edited various magazines and novels. She now splits her time between Northampton and Madeira and is married with four children and several grandchildren. For more details on the author visit Marina's website: www.marina-oliver.net