About the Book
Edwardian Romance and History Gains a Twist of Suspense
Rosemary Gresham has no family beyond the band of former urchins that helped her survive as a girl in the mean streets of London. Grown now, they concentrate on stealing high-value items and have learned how to blend into upper-class society. But when Rosemary must determine whether a certain wealthy gentleman is loyal to Britain or to Germany, she is in for the challenge of a lifetime. How does one steal a family's history, their very name?
Peter Holstein, given his family's German blood, writes his popular series of adventure novels under a pen name. With European politics boiling and his own neighbors suspicious of him, Peter debates whether it might be best to change his name for good. When Rosemary shows up at his door pretending to be a historian and offering to help him trace his family history, his question might be answered.
But as the two work together and Rosemary sees his gracious reaction to his neighbors' scornful attacks, she wonders if her assignment is going down the wrong path. Is it too late to help him prove that he's more than his name?
About the Author
Roseanna M. White pens her novels beneath her Betsy Ross flag, with her Jane Austen action figure watching over her. When not writing fiction, she’s homeschooling her two children, editing and designing, and pretending her house will clean itself. Roseanna’s novels range from biblical fiction to American-set romances to her new British series. She lives with her family in West Virginia.
Roseanna M. White’s A Name Unknown, book one in her new Shadows Over England series, is a delightful and charming story and an excellent beginning to a new series! Not everyone and everything is as it seems, putting a bit of a twist and some mystery and suspense into this historical romance novel. With her exquisite details for both her setting and characters, readers will immediately fall in love with White’s book! Capturing readers from page one, the author draws readers into her enticing story so they forget everything else that is going on around them. Readers will be on the edge of their seats not wanting to put the book down, wanting more as they dive into this fabulous story.
Series: Shadows Over England
Genre: historical, romance, mystery, suspense, Christian
Publisher: Bethany House
Publication date: July 4, 2017
Number of pages: 428
A review copy of this book was provided by the author's launch team. A review was not required and all views and opinions expressed are my own.
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