AUTHOR: Sarah Ladd
GENRE: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Christian, Historical Romance
SETTING(S) : Darbury, England 1814 | Winterwood Manor
SUBJECT: Regency Period | Arranged Marriage | English Society | Mystery | Essence of Love
MAIN CHARACTERS: Miss Amelia Barrett, Mrs. Katherine Sterling, Captain Graham Sterling, Mr. William Sterling, Miss Lucille Katherine Sterling (Lucy), Miss Helena Barett, Mr. George Barrett, Mr. Edward Littleton and Mrs. Jane Hammond.
BOOK SUMMARY: Amelia Barrett, heiress to an estate nestled in the English moors, defies family expectations and promises to raise her dying friend’s baby. She’ll risk everything to keep her word—even to the point of proposing to the child’s father—a sea captain she’s never met.
MY SUMMARY: Amelia thought she had her future all planned out being the future heiress of Winterwood Manor. But fate has a different plan for her, when her friend Katherine suddenly dies from child birth. She finds herself taking care of a new born and falling in love with the child against both her fiance and families judgment. The child’s father Captain Sterling suddenly appears, will she have the courage to trust the care of Lucy upon him or keep her word to Katherine. No matter what she decides her heart and life will be forever changed.