Susanna Kearsley – Bellewether
Genre: #Historical_Fiction_qb #Romance_qb
Secrets aren’t such easy things to keep: It’s late summer in 1759, war is raging, and families are torn apart by divided loyalties and deadly secrets. In this complex and dangerous time, a young French-Canadian lieutenant is captured and billeted with a Long Island family, an unwilling and unwelcome guest. As he begins to pitch in with the never-ending household tasks and farm chores, Jean-Philippe de Sabran finds himself drawn to Lydia, the daughter of the house. Slowly, Lydia Wilde comes to lean on Jean-Philippe, a true soldier and gentleman, until their lives become inextricably intertwined. Legend has it that the forbidden love between Jean-Philippe and Lydia ended tragically, but centuries later, the clues they left behind slowly unveil the true story.
Susanna Kearsley’s latest masterpiece, Bellewether, will draw you in and never let you go: Bellewether is the latest from the bestselling author of Season of Storms and Mariana. Susanna Kearsley’s books combine the magic of Deborah Harkness’s Time’s Convert, the picturesque beauty of Sarah Maine’s Women of the Dunes, and the captivating mystery of Kate Morton’s The Clockmaker’s Daughter.
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