About the Book
When Aurelie Harcourt's father dies in debtor's prison, he leaves her just two things: his wealthy family, whom she has never met, and his famous pen name, Nathaniel Droll. Her new family greets her with apathy and even resentment. Only the quiet houseguest, Silas Rotherham, welcomes her company.
When Aurelie decides to complete her father's unfinished serial novel, writing the family into the story as unflattering characters, she must keep her identity as Nathaniel Droll hidden while searching for the truth about her mother's disappearance--and perhaps even her father's death.
Author Joanna Davidson Politano's stunning debut set in Victorian England will delight readers with its highly original plot, lush setting, vibrant characters, and reluctant romance.
About the Author
Joanna Davidson Politano freelances for a small nonfiction publisher but spends much of her time spinning tales that capture the colorful, exquisite details in ordinary lives. Her manuscript for Lady Jayne Disappears was a finalist for several contests, including the 2016 Genesis Award from ACFW, and won the OCW Cascade Award and the Maggie Award for Excellence. She is always on the hunt for random acts of kindness, people willing to share their deepest secrets with a stranger, and hidden stashes of sweets. She lives with her husband and their two babies in a house in the woods near Lake Michigan and shares stories that move her at https://jdpstories.com/.
Check out the interview with the author HERE.
Author Joanna Davidson Politano has written a fabuous debut Dickens inspired novel that will capture the attention of readers. From page one readers will be sucked into this beautifully written historical mystery romance novel and not be able to put it down until the last page is turned. Politano has written a story that will keep readers on the edge of their seats wanting to know what happens next. With well-developed characters and an excellent storyline, Politano weaves her debut story together in a way that readers, relishing in the uniqueness of it long after turning the last page.
Genre: historical, romance, mystery, Christian
Publication date: October 3, 2017
Number of pages: 411
A review copy of this book was provided by the author’s launch team and Revell. A review was not required and all views and opinions expressed are my own.
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