Alys Symons’ beloved father seems too weak to shield her from her cruel mother’s plan to marry her off to the odious Alexander Huston – and in Elizabethan England, a young woman is expected to do as she is told in such matters! Then brothers Tom and Nicholas Merson pay them a visit, and Alys instantly falls for the handsome Nicholas. Could he be her saviour? But there is a strange mystery surrounding the Merson family, and it seems that Alys must put her own life on the line for the sake of the man she loves …
Telos Publishing is proud to bring back into print a classic romance novel from a great British exponent of the genre, Helen McCabe.
124 pp. B-format paperback novel
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Helen McCabe is a highly regarded author whose love of writing and powerful imagination, coupled with a determination to succeed, have ensured a long and successful career. Her lifelong fascination with literature, history and research and an interest in the paranormal have enhanced Helen’s immense gift for creative storytelling.
She graduated with Honours from London University, where she read English, and holds an MA degree in 18th Century English Literature from the University of Keele.
Her long career began with her first novel at the age of seven, with poetry published at 13 and read on the BBC. She started her true career as a novelist after becoming well-known for her short stories and serials in popular magazines. In 1995 her first full-length novel – Two for a Lie, about the 19th Century Princess Caraboo – was published, gaining much interest and critical acclaim. Since then, in tandem with work and family, she has written more than 30 novels in various genres, including historical, romance and more recently horror/thriller and crime. She also writes scripts for film, television and the stage.
Alongside her writing, Helen has worked in a variety of jobs, beginning as an assistant librarian and finally as a lecturer and teacher. She is a member of the Romantic Novelists Association, the Crime Writers’ Association, the Horror Writers of America and the West Country Writers’ Association.
Helen was invited to join Mensa, the high IQ Society, in 1989.
Helen lives in Worcester and has three grown-up children and a grandson.
Her website can be found at www.helenmccabe.com.