An American scholar is out to solve the mystery of Emily Brontë’s death, only to discover a chance at love in this “delightful and visionary tale” (Romantic Times).
American professor Alex Hightower isn’t looking for love when he travels to the small English village of Haworth, once home of the legendary Brontë sisters. An Emily Brontë scholar, Alex is troubled by her tragic early death, and determined to investigate his theory that she may have taken her own life following a turbulent affair.
Alex’s research leads him not only to an old letter and a rumored family curse, but to the beautiful, mysterious artist Selena Wood. Selena has her own ties to the author’s legacy . . . and awakens a desire in Alex that he can’t deny. In this enchanting debut novel, “the history of Emily’s secret romance becomes entwined with that of Alex and [Selena]” (Publishers Weekly).