Perfect for fans of Kitty Neale, Dilly Court and Rosie Goodwin, this is the powerful sequel to Madeleine written by multi-million copy seller Elvi Rhodes.
“I could not put it down – you really get wrapped up in the characters because she writes so brilliantly…” – Reader review.
When Madeleine Bates – born into poverty as the daughter of a Yorkshire millhand – married Leon Bonneau – the French wool baron – she felt her life of turmoil was over. Whatever problems came their way, surely love would see them through?
Yet trouble still dogs her and she feels she is alone: Leon’s family resent her for taking him away from them and Hortense Murer – who assumed she would be Leon’s wife – begrudges her.
She also cannot help but dwell on the curse made by her old enemy Sophia Parkinson: that she would never bear a son. For it seems to be coming true…