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Title:
The lost heiress
ISBN:
9780764213502
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439 pages ; 22 cm.
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"In 1910 Edwardian England, a British-born young heiress raised in the palace of Monaco comes to Yorkshire, where mystery and tragedy threaten her very existence"--
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Roseanna White Debuts Sparkling British Historical Romance

Brook Eden has never known where she truly belongs. Though raised in the palace of Monaco, she's British by birth and was brought to the Grimaldis under suspicious circumstances as a babe. When Brook's friend Justin uncovers the fact that Brook is likely a missing heiress from Yorkshire, Brook leaves the sun of the Mediterranean to travel to the moors of the North Sea to the estate of her supposed family.

The mystery of her mother's death haunts her, and though her father is quick to accept her, the rest of the family and the servants of Whitby Park are not. Only when Brook's life is threatened do they draw close--but their loyalty may come too late to save Brook from the same threat that led to tragedy for her mother.

As heir to a dukedom, Justin is no stranger to balancing responsibilities. When the matters of his estate force him far from Brook, the distance between them reveals that what began as friendship has grown into something much more. But how can their very different loyalties and responsibilities ever come together?

And then, for a second time, the heiress of Whitby Park is stolen away because of
the very rare treasure in her possession--and this time only the servants of Whitby can save her.


Author Notes

Roseanna M. White is an author, editor, designer, and book reviewer, born in 1982. She was educated at St. John's College. She and her husband are the founders of WhiteFire Publishing, and the Christain Review of Books. She has written numerous historical novels and novellas. Her series include Stray Drop of Blood, Culper Ring, Ladies of the Manor, Visibullis, and Shadows Over England.

(Bowker Author Biography)


Reviews 2

Booklist Review

After years of mystery surrounding her true identity, Brook Eden is thrilled to discover who she is. But returning as the missing heiress to a wealthy British estate is just the beginning of the drama. Brook is put in jeopardy by rumors that she possesses a cursed and rare treasure, while her longtime companion, Justin, realizes his affections for Brook run stronger than friendship. In this exciting story of discovery and determination, Justin and Brook risk all to protect their families, their secrets, and their love. As White launches the Ladies of the Manor series, she writes with an astute emotional barometer as she portrays an impressively large cast of characters. In a romance rich with regal undertones, White not only brings the chill of English mornings to the page but also familial betrayal, murder, and a dangerous curse that spans generations. This tale combines the high drama associated with the early-1900s British peerage and their household staff with the intrigue and suspense of a modern-day romantic thriller.--Campos, Kate Copyright 2015 Booklist


Library Journal Review

A letter owned by her deceased mother is about to change Brook Eden's life. Believing herself to be a product of an illicit affair between her opera star mother and a prince who denied her existence, Brook has always felt like an outsider. Her childhood friend Justin investigates the missive's allegations and returns with astonishing news. Brook is a baroness, heiress to an estate in Yorkshire. Her sudden reappearance unnerves those who know the secrets of her birth, and Brook is kidnapped because she may possess a treasure that was sent to her mother. Justin and Brook, whose friendship had developed into something deeper, may not have the chance to express their love. Verdict Set in 1910, White's (Circle of Spies) historical series debut provides all the romance and intrigue that her fans have come to love. Enchanting characters and romantic intensity create the perfect mood for this fresh twist on the Cinderella story. The Edwardian period depicted is certain to draw in Downton Abbey fans. © Copyright 2015. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.