/ Book 1


A sultry night on a Barbados sugar plantation and an incident ending in murder has repercussions for both the Strong family and the child conceived that night.
Following her mother’s death and a promise by one of the Strong brothers Blanche is taken to Bristol – she thinks to join the family but instead ends up as a scullery maid.
It’s here she meets the handsome sea Captain Tom Strong who was adopted by a member of the Strong family some years before.
Jealousies and rivalry threaten to tear the family apart especially when Blanche too is favoured by one of the brothers, a man keen to make amends for what happened in Barbados on a night when he was young.

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First published: May 27, 2023