New Release: Love Lost in Time is out!
I'm so thrilled to celebrate my new release today: Love Lost in Time!
I'm out of bubbly, but a nice G&T with blueberries will suffice! Later, of course...
A dual-timeline mystery, Love Lost in Time takes you to sunny Carcassonne, in the south-west of France.
For the historical part of the story, I chose the late 8th century – a time when the Franks under Charlemagne expanded and solidified their presence in Septimania (today's Languedoc-Roussillon) on the Mediterranean Coast. The locals were a mix of Visigoths, Merovingians and descendants of the Romans. After decades of upheaval, the Franks brought some stability into the region, and fortifications like Carcassonne helped to beat back any Saracen incursions.
But not all dangers came from the enemies. Some lay much closer to home...
A tale of love, death and redemption…
Languedoc, south-west France
Madeleine Winters discovers ancient female bones under her kitchen floor. How did the woman end up buried, all alone, in that particular spot in the Cabardès hills?
And why was her back broken?
Septimania, on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea
Seventeen-year-old Nanthild must marry Count Bellon of Carcassonne, a Visigoth, as part of his peace agreement with Charlemagne. As a wise-woman, she continues to visit those in need of her help during Bellon’s frequent absences. But dangers lurk on her journeys…