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An action-packed epic Elizabethan adventure with a thriller pace, a high tension love story, and the romance of the high seas

Emme Fifield has fallen about as far as a gentlewoman can.

Once a lady-in-waiting to Queen Elizabeth, her only hope of surviving the scandal that threatens to engulf her is to escape England for a fresh start in the New World, where nobody has ever heard of the Duchess of Somerset.

Emme joins Kit Doonan’s rag-tag band of idealists, desperados and misfits bound for Virginia. But such a trip will be far from easy and Emme finds her attraction to the mysterious Doonan inconvenient to say the least...

Reviews

Exciting, exotic and tantalising

Lancashire Evening Post

Barden expertly weaves intricate historical detail around her love story

lovereading.co.uk

A wonderfully complex story of intrigue, mystery, hardship and betrayal

Historical Novel Review

A cracking read!

Hazel Gaynor, author of The Girl Who Came Home

An excellent work of historical fiction

Historical Fiction Obsession

Compelling storytelling

Book Preview Review

A beautiful story

Gold Coast Libraries

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780091949242

    June 15, 2014

    Ebury Press

    448 pages

    RRP $19.99

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  • EBook

    9781448118915

    November 7, 2013

    Ebury Digital

    448 pages

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