The Daughters of England: Volumes 1-3
the 1st 3 books of Philippa Carr’s celebrated Daughters of britain sequence are choked with romance, secret, and epic ancient sweep
The Miracle at St. Bruno’s
During the tumultuous reign of King Henry VIII, Damask Farland, named after a rose, is captivated by way of the mysterious orphan Bruno. stumbled on upon the abbey altar on Christmas morning, then raised by means of clergymen, Bruno turns into the nice guy whom Damask grows to love—only to be shattered by way of his merciless betrayal.
The Lion Triumphant
While the contention among Inquisition-torn Spain and Elizabethan England seethes, Captain Jake Pennlyon flourishes as a fearsome and virile plunderer who takes what he wants—and his attractions are set on Catherine Farland. Blackmailed into wedlock, Cat vows to flee. destiny intervenes whilst she’s taken prisoner aboard a Spanish galleon . . . unaware that she’s a pawn in a single man’s long-awaited revenge.
The Witch from the Sea
Linnet Pennlyon, proud daughter of a sea captain, unearths herself in a vicious capture: being pregnant has compelled her to marry the crafty Squire Colum Casvellyn. as soon as their child is born, she devotes herself to their son. but, bit by bit, opposed to her will, Linnet reveals herself attracted to her passionate, mercurial husband. darkish secrets and techniques lurk of their citadel, and while a gorgeous stranger washes up at the shore, Linnet abruptly reveals she’s not
later on because the quiet years. there have been adjustments yet they have been so slow that I scarcely spotted them. there have been many employees at the Abbey property now and regularly nice task at the farm for extra staff had joined us. extra construction have been performed. There had even been extensions to our mansion. Bruno by no means chuffed with it. Tapestries decorated a lot of our rooms. from time to time Bruno made journeys out of the country and infrequently back with treasures. Honey was once now 11 and he or she had misplaced none of.
See if i'll experience any swap in his angle towards me. He had lower back on different nights, yet now not each evening. i'd by no means recognize whilst he was once coming and could lie unsleeping listening for his steps. i used to be indignant while he got here and offended whilst he didn't. i couldn't comprehend myself. He rose from his table as I entered and stood politely. Then he indicated a chair. I sat down. “I have come to thanks. The midwife is the following. My sister could have desire of her shortly.” He bowed his head. “It is.
convey information of your mom. they could escort her right here to Paling. that might set her brain at leisure and yours. And once it's gentle you can begin for home.” nonetheless I hesitated. I checked out that grim, gray castle. i may listen the faint murmur of the ocean. What may perhaps I do? It appeared I had no selection. I observed a gentle relocating throughout what should have been a courtyard. Then I observed one other in a window. there have been humans there. i have to select him. It was once the single means. i couldn't roam, as he stated, aimlessly.
i believe he could. My higher nature was once subdued. I behaved as I did simply because i couldn't cease myself doing otherwise.” My mom acknowledged: “You behaved as no gentleman would.” “’Tis real, sadly. And having performed so, your daughter has no longer been out of my brain on the grounds that that day I introduced her domestic to you. i made up my mind to invite for her hand in marriage, to make amends. I knew that there has been just one condition during which she could have me. What I was hoping is now a truth and i've the temerity to provide myself. She.
“Poor child,” I stated. “Oh definite, Mistress, and the grasp he did desire a son and it appeared she couldn't provide him one. there has been plenty of attempts, as you could say. She’d be so after which she’d lose it, after which so back. just once did she remain her complete time … and that used to be the final. as soon as she went seven months although. The others … they have been all fast, as it's possible you'll say.” “She should have had a really uncomfortable time.” “She did. And the grasp he have been mad, like. Shouted he did … referred to as her a dead.