Romance & Sagas
1688. Beth Ambrose has led a sheltered life within the walls of her family home, Merryfields; a place where her parents provide a sanctuary for melancholic souls. A gifted artist, Beth shares a close bond with Johannes the painter, a troubled resident, who takes her on as his apprentice. But as political tensions begin to rise in London, Noah Leyton arrives with a proposition that turns Beth's world upside down. Meanwhile, Merryfields becomes refuge to a mysterious new guest, whose connections provide an opportunity for Beth to fulfil her artistic ambitions. But she soon realises it comes at a price. As the Glorious Revolution begins to throw the whole country into turmoil, can Beth find the courage to follow her heart?
Audiobook of the Month
Life Mask - Emma Donoghue
In a time of looming war, the wealthy liberals of the Whig Party work to topple a tyrannical prime minister and a lunatic king. Will Eliza Farren, England's leading comedic actress, gain entry to that elite circle that calls itself the World? Can Lord Derby endure public mockery of his long, unconsummated courtship of the actress? Will Anne Damer, a sculptor and rumored Sapphist, be the cause of Eliza's fall from grace?