Nocturne for a Widow (Sybil Ingram Victorian Mysteries Book 1)
Vivacious actress Sybil Ingram looks forward to a life of security when she leaves the theater in 1873 to marry a wealthy American. But when he dies on their wedding night, she finds herself a penniless widow. Her only legacy is Brooke House, a Gothic revival manor in the wilds of the Hudson River Valley. However, the eerie mansion comes with two tenants. One is a hostile ghost. The second, and far worse, is former violinist Roderick Brooke--the most insolent, dangerous, maddeningly gorgeous man she's ever met. As Sybil and Roderick engage in a battle of wills--and wits--an even greater threat arises: the mysterious queen of local society, Mrs. Lavinia Dove. For reasons that Sybil can't imagine, Mrs. Dove is determined to have Brooke House and Roderick for herself... if necessary, by deadl
Here you’ll find generous samples of two of my most popular books. Sea of Secrets and With This Curse, which won the 2015 Daphne du Maurier Award in historical mystery/suspense, are traditional gothic romances set in the Victorian era, full of mystery and suspense. If you love Jane Eyre and historical romantic suspense books by Victoria Holt, Barbara Michaels, and Mary Stewart, I think you’ll enjoy discovering what’s in store!