Sunday, January 8, 2012

To Gain What's Lost out now.

Just before Christmas and while I was away on holidays visiting family, my Victorian historical novel, To Gain What's Lost, was released. I'm a bit behind telling everyone about it, so here's the blurb and cover for you all to have a look at!



To Gain What's Lost blurb.
She thinks her life has changed for the better, her dark secrets hidden, but little does she know…
The daughter of a wealthy landowner in Yorkshire, England in 1864, Anna Thornton leads a privileged life. But she is not content. She wants her life to mean something and longs to be accepted for the free-thinking, independent woman she is. When the dashing, adventurer Matt Cowan sweeps her off her feet, she thinks she has finally met her soul mate. However, he’s not the man he seems to be. After he sails for South America, leaving her behind in England, Anna discovers she’s pregnant. Heartbroken she flees her family home, determined to keep her child’s illegitimacy a secret. 

He has a few dark secrets of his own…
Brenton O’Mara is a strong, independent man who wants to make his own way without relying on his father’s wealth. He comes to Anna’s new home looking for work and convinces the reluctant woman to hire him. But Anna's wary of men, of love, and treats him as nothing more than the penniless laborer she believes him to be. Then, just when Anna seems to feel she is getting on with her new life, and Brenton believes he has a chance with her, the past rears up to confront them. Can Brenton and Anna learn to trust each other, or will they let yesterday destroy tomorrow?

To Gain What's Lost is available in Kindle format:
and paperback:

3 comments:

Paula Williams said...

I downloaded this yesterday, Anne, and stayed up half the night reading it! It was only the thought that I had to file my tax return today that stopped me finishing it. Paula.

Anne Whitfield/Anne Brear said...

Wow, thanks for letting me know, Paula.
I'm so glad you're enjoying it! You've made my day!
Take care,
Anne.~

Anita Davison said...

Congratulations on the new release, Anne, and one to add to the reading list. The cover looks beautiful