An intriguing family saga of reincarnation, Gypsy folklore, fantasy, mystery and romance.
International awards for Book One - The Sword of Saint Isidores - IRDA Best Fantasy 2022 and Book Two - The Ring of Mann - Readers' Favorite silver medal winner for Y/A/ Fantasy.
1740 AD. Mary's life is fading, and the ghost of the white wolf waits patiently as the frail lady re-lives the vision of Freydis, the Viking warrior of revenge. But the saga is ongoing, and the pulse of Freydis, intensifies as the inheritors of the runic ruing are entrapped.
1921 AD. Appleby Castle is awash with scandal, and Anne flees to Bengal. She returns twenty years later, and the truth slowly unfolds. Helena, a psychic, and Pali, a Gypsy fortune-teller, are reincarnate and share inconceivable visions of an ancient past. A white wolf, a full moon, and a mysterious floating island are ingredients that will shape their destiny. Thomas Johnson, a young miner with ancestral links to Helena and Pali, gains possession of the runic ring and suffers great misfortune. Life in the district is not as it seems.
The novel is set in the English Lake District, Whitehaven collieries, and London during the early reign of Queen Victoria and Albert and the winding down of the East India Company.
The Secret Child: Circles of Time Book III
Size: 152mm x 228mm