Perfect for fans of the Bridgerton series by Julia Quinn.
Jocelyn Cherril inherits a house in Ireland and finds herself in a fortunate situation. She is drawn to the charming Lucien Fitzgerald, who is unfortunately haunted by the aftermath of an injury from years ago. When the lovely Wanda Hayward from his past arrives in Ireland and tries to help him, Jocelyn faces a contender for the man’s heart. Can she carve a place in his life for good? The novel from the 20th century provides a dramatic love story set in rugged Ireland and was written by Averil Ives, a pseudonym of Ida Pollock.
A must-read for fans of literary romance and surprising twists of fate.
Averil Ives is a pseudonym of Ida Pollock (1908 — 2013), a highly successful British writer of over 125 romance novels translated into numerous languages and published across the world. Ida Pollock has sold millions of copies over her 90-year career.
Pollock began writing when she was 10 years old. Ida has travelled widely, living in several different countries. She continues to be popular amongst both her devoted fan base and new readers alike. Pollock has been referred to as the “world's oldest novelist” who was still active at 105 and continued writing until her death.
On the occasion of her 105th birthday, Pollock was appointed honorary vice-president of the Romantic Novelists' Association, having been one of its founding members.
Ida Pollock wrote in a wide variety of pseudonyms: Joan M. Allen, Susan Barrie, Pamela Kent, Averil Ives, Anita Charles, Barbara Rowan, Jane Beaufort, Rose Burghley, Mary Whistler and Marguerite Bell.