Anita Burgh OVERTURES
The worlds of opera and pop collide when sibling rivalry takes over.
Talli Roland CONSTRUCT A COUPLE
Is any relationship strong enough to survive a string of secrets?
Lindsay Townsend THE ENGLISH DAUGHTER
Corfu is a sunny, charming Greek island, but for Val Baker it is dark with secrets.
Fenella J Miller THE DUKE'S REFORM
Can Alexander, The Duke of Rochester, prove he's a changed man and win back his bride?
Gwen Kirkwood FAIRLYDEN
Sandy Logan has promised Mattie’s father he will take care of her. Although she is deaf he loves her and plans to marry her when she is old enough but the laird takes over, promising her to a rapacious neighbour to buy the man’s silence. Sandy and Mattie flee from the glen leaving their possessions. They find refuge in the derelict farm of Fairlyden.
Gwen Kirkwood MISTRESS OF FAIRLYDEN
Sarah Fairly is happy at Fairlyden but her husband is ashamed when his eldest son is born with twisted feet. He is bored with farm life and sets up a precarious business, but his partner dies and his attractive widow poses a problem for Sarah, coping with a growing family, financial hardship and a secret she dare not share. She finds herself drawn to Crispin Bradshaw, owner of a Yorkshire woollen mill, whose father has bought the Fairlyden estate.
Gwen Kirkwood FAMILY AT FAIRLYDEN
In 1906, Beth Jamieson’s mother dies. She is a loveable child and her father is the main man at Fairlyden. Sarah Fairly treats Beth as part of her family but her daughter, Sadie is viciously jealous. Logan, Sarah’s youngest son, is Beth’s childhood friend. As they grow older love makes the teenagers inseparable, but war is declared and Logan must leave Fairlyden to fight in France. The lovers cannot foresee what lies ahead. No one knows who will inherit Fairlyden.
Gwen Kirkwood FAIRLYDEN AT WAR
It is the 1930’s men are desperate for work. Fairlyden has survived due to Logan and Beth. Their daughter, Kirsty, is proud of her father’s achievements but her brother, Luke is afraid of animals and his fear leads to tragedy.
James MacFarlane has spent his formative years learning all he can from Logan but he chooses to live Nithanvale, the Fairly family’s greatest rival. Kirsty feels betrayed. Her own responsibilities are heavy. When war breaks out, evacuees arrive at Fairlyden, and a greedy official tries to deprive her of the farm, but she retains her pride and her sense of humour.