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Romance Books

I have several historical romances published by Linford Large Print Romance Library, many of which are set in Essex, UK and now, a new series, The Lady Amelia Saga set in the 18th Century in New South Wales and England.

The Duchess of Sydney cover
The Duchess of Sydney

THE DUCHESS OF SYDNEY (Linford Romance Library) Part I of the Lady Amelia Saga

THE DUCHESS OF SYDNEY (Linford Romance Library) – Convicted of a crime she did not commit, and sentenced to the colonies in Australia, Georgiana had lost all hope…until she met Francis Brooks, Lieutenant on the transport ship and tasked with protecting her. Would she ever unravel all the secrets that kept them apart, and would she ever be free again – free to be herself, and free to love?.
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Bletchley Secrets book
Bletchley Secrets

BLETCHLEY SECRETS (Linford Romance Library)

1940: A cold upbringing with parents who unfairly blame her for a family tragedy has robbed Jess of all self-worth and confidence. Escaping to join the WAAF, she’s stationed at RAF Holsmere, until a seemingly unimportant competition leads to her recruitment into the secret world of code-breaking at Bletchley Park. Love, however, eludes her: the men she chooses are totally unsuitable – until she meets Daniel. But there is so much which separates them. Can they ever find happiness together?
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Fearless Heart cover
Fearless Heart

FEARLESS HEART – (Linford Romance Library) Part III of the Heart War Trilogy

Whilst serving at RAF Holsmere, Genevieve longs to contribute more to the war effort. With her knowledge of France and its language, and her love of action, she joins the Special Operations Executive as a French agent. However, once in France, Genevieve realises she must be braver and tougher than her male counterparts before they’ll accept her. Gradually, she achieves their respect but will she ever win over Yves, the man whose love she yearns for?

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Heart of Ice
Heart of Ice

HEART OF ICE – (Linford Romance Library) Part II of the Heart War Trilogy

Germany, 1938. The escalation of anti-Jewish attacks prompts Kurt’s mother to send him to England but when he’s boarding the ship, he’s mistakenly given a stranger’s suitcase. Whilst attempting to return it to its owner, he meets Eleanor but his humble circumstances discourage him from meeting her again. Their paths cross later at RAF Holsmere where Kurt is a pilot and Eleanor a WAAF but is there too much death and destruction to consider taking a chance on love?

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With All My Heart
With All My Heart

WITH ALL MY HEART – (Linford Romance Library) Part I of the Heart War Trilogy

Germany, 1938. Anti-Jewish feeling is increasing and when Miriam and Rebekah’s parents are killed in a bomb attack, the girls are snatched from their lives of wealth and privilege to be abandoned in an orphanage. There, the sisters meet fellow Jew, Karl, and the three young people are assisted out of Germany on the Kindertransport train. Miriam and Karl feel a connection but circumstances part them before they reach England. How can they possibly find each other again?

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Wild Spirit - romance book
Wild Spirit

WILD SPIRIT – (Linford Romance Library)

It’s Rae’s dream to sail away across oceans on her family’s boat, the WILD SPIRIT – but in 1939 the world is once again plunged into conflict, and her travel plans must be postponed. When Hitler’s forces trap the Allies on the beaches of Dunkirk, Rae sails with a fleet of volunteer ships to attempt the impossible and rescue the desperate servicemen. However, her bravery places more lives than her own in jeopardy – including that of Jamie MacKenzie, the man she’s known and loved for years…

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Touched by Two Wars
Touched by Two Wars

TOUCHED BY TWO WARS – (Linford Romance Library)

France, 1914: Isabelle and her mother are pleased to take in British soldiers as they pass through the countryside on their way to the front. But Isabelle’s attempt to comfort a distressed soldier leaves her with an illegitimate yet dearly beloved daughter, Madeleine. As Isabelle and her own mother struggle with the upkeep of Chateau Bellevais, another soldier, James, comes into her life – and out again. During the ensuing chaos of yet another war, Isabelle flees to England. Is it possible that she and James could find each other once more?

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A Touch of the Exotic - large print romance
A Touch of the Exotic

A TOUCH OF THE EXOTIC – (Linford Romance Library)

From India to war-torn London to a grand estate in Essex, Samira’s life is one of rootlessness and unpredictability. With her half-Indian heritage, wherever she goes, she’s seen as ‘exotic’, never quite fitting in despite her best efforts. To add to her troubles, her beauty attracts attention from men that she’s not sure how to handle. But when she falls for handsome RAF pilot, Luke, none of her charms seem to work, as it appears his heart is already bestowed elsewhere… 

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Welcome to Plotlands book cover
Welcome to Plotlands

WELCOME TO PLOTLANDS – (Linford Romance Library)

1930: Joanna Marshall lives with her beloved mother in the household of her somewhat less-beloved aunt, who wishes the pair of them gone. When her mother dies, a grief-stricken Joanna sees an opportunity to escape – Ma’s title deed to a rural patch of land. Welcomed into the Plotlands community, Joanna begins to make a new life for herself, and meets handsome solicitor Ben Richardson. But he wouldn’t be interested in an ordinary girl like her…would he?

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