Though her path to the throne was long and paved with treachery, Jane Seymour would win the heart of her king -- and heal her own. Because before Henry VIII, there was another story, another love. another man who helped her learn the value of loyalty and honesty. A man who changed her life.
The Queen's Rival
When Bess gives birth to a healthy son -- something the queen has never been able to do-the whispers become a roar. But little does Bess know that the Boleyn girls will soon come to court with their own aim, to steal the heart of the King.
As Henry's love for her begins to fade, Bess must turn to her trusted friend, the illegitimate son of Cardinal Wolsey, to help her move beyond life as The Queen's rival.
The Queen's Mistake
The Queen's Mistakeis the bittersweet story of Catherine Howard, Henry VIII, and Thomas Culpeper, the one man she truly loved but could never have. Played out in the ivy-adorned palaces and rose-covered gardens of Renaissance England, it is a tale that absolutely captivated me from beginning to end.
The Secret Bride
The Secret Bride is the triumphant tale of one extraordinary woman who meant to stay true to her heart and live her life
just as her royal brother did -- by her own rules.
The Perfect Royal Mistress
Born into poverty and raised in a brothel, Nell Gwynne sells oranges in the pit as London's King's Theater, newly reopened after the plague and the Great Fire.
The Ruby Ring
Rome, 1520. The Eternal City in mourning. Raphael Sanzio, beloved painter and national hero, died suddenly at the height of his fame.
My Dearest Cecelia
As she enters the Commencement Ball at West Point Military Academy on a spring evening in 1837, in her pink gown with white silk roses and ropes of pearls, Cecelia Stovall looks -- and feels -- like the perfect, innocent Southern belle. Little does she know that at that dance she will meet the man who will change her life -- and the lives of her fellow Southerners -- forever.
The Secret Wife of King George IV
An excellent historical fiction that provides an in depth account of the loving but clandestine relationship between Maria and George IV.
Pieces Of April
THE SINS OF THE PAST HAUNT THE PRESENT. GLENNA - A small-town doctor whose beloved husband rescued her from a desperate life, she has never had cause to look beyond her safe existence. Then a letter from the mother who gave her away at birth sends her into a devastating tailspin of doubt, second guesses, and yearning.
Her heart pounding with fear and longing, Charlotte Langston set sail from India for England, the homeland she had not seen for so many years…desperate to find the man whose love had once made her life a paradise...
Tessa Murphy gazed at the fine gentlemen and ladies ascending the steps of a Manhattan hotel and dreamed of a handsome stranger who would carry her off to a life of beauty and elegance... and a love to take her breath away.
Beyond The Glen
In 1983 Scotland, half-sisters Colleen and Mairi Gordon are extremely close friends. However, their father's physical and mental abuse of Mairi's biological mother leads to a divorce. Colleen remains with Gordon while Mairi goes to France with her mother. Mairi desperately misses her best friend, but her mother wipes out all references to Scotland and renames her daughter Marielle Girard.
Re-released: Her fear hidden behind her radiant beauty. Diane walked regally into the court where the King of France and his noblement were gathered. After five years of exile, she had returned to face the whispers about her past.
Written as Anne Girard: Set against the dazzling backdrop of Golden Age Hollywood, Platinum Doll tells the enchanting story of Jean Harlow, one of the most iconic stars in the history of film. It's the Roaring Twenties and seventeen-year-old Harlean Carpenter McGrew has run off to Beverly Hills. She's chasing a dream -- to escape her small, Midwestern life and see her name in lights.
Written as Anne Girard: When Eva Gouel moves to Paris from the countryside, she is full of ambition and dreams of stardom. Though young and inexperienced, she manages to find work as a costumer at the famous Moulin Rouge, and it is here that she first catches the attention of Pablo Picasso, a rising star in the art world.