By Philippa Carr
The 1st 3 books of Philippa Carr’s celebrated Daughters of britain sequence are full of romance, secret, and epic old sweep
The Miracle at St. Bruno’s
During the tumultuous reign of King Henry VIII, Damask Farland, named after a rose, is captivated through the mysterious orphan Bruno. came upon upon the abbey altar on Christmas morning, then raised by way of clergymen, Bruno turns into the good guy whom Damask grows to love—only to be shattered by way of his merciless betrayal.
The Lion Triumphant
While the contention among Inquisition-torn Spain and Elizabethan England seethes, Captain Jake Pennlyon flourishes as a fearsome and virile plunderer who takes what he wants—and his attractions are set on Catherine Farland. Blackmailed into wedlock, Cat vows to flee. destiny intervenes while she’s taken prisoner aboard a Spanish galleon . . . unaware that she’s a pawn in a single man’s long-awaited revenge.
The Witch from the Sea
Linnet Pennlyon, proud daughter of a sea captain, unearths herself in a vicious capture: being pregnant has compelled her to marry the crafty Squire Colum Casvellyn. as soon as their child is born, she devotes herself to their son. but, bit by bit, opposed to her will, Linnet unearths herself interested in her passionate, mercurial husband. darkish secrets and techniques lurk of their fort, and while a stunning stranger washes up at the shore, Linnet unexpectedly unearths she’s not
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