Standalone Novels

My Mr. Rochester (Jane Eyre Retold)

…the version all classic lovers know was buried behind an era’s expectations.
~ KindleObsessed.

The classic story retold set in a neo-aristocratic future.

In the country of New Judah after a second North American civil war, women are revered as one of the nation’s First Principles. But to a young woman of no family or fortune, that reverence feels like a cage.

Fiercely independent, the orphan Jane treasures her position as a licensed governess in the patriarchal aristocracy ~ until falling in love with her broken and bitter employer becomes the most dangerous entrapment of all…

Kiss Me Hello

From the journal of Joss Montague:
Last night I won my soul in a game of chess…

At her aunt’s spooky old mansion on the northern California coast, Sara Blakemore discovers a journal written by a passionate, romantic, and loyal man ~ nothing like the cheating husband she’s come to Turtledove Hill to escape.

Joss Montague doesn’t know how long he’s wandered in the cold mist until a young woman finds his journal. As she reads each page, the mist begins to clear and Joss remembers how good it is to be alive.

When Sara’s husband shows up wanting to save their marriage she should be happy ~ but a ghost from another time may have already captured her heart.

Relentless Heart

By Kate Bedlow

An old-fashioned multi-family, multi-generational saga

For lovers of expansive sagas of romance and treacherous social custom in the tradition of  Middlemarch, The Forsyte Saga,  and  The Poldark Saga.  Set in England and America during the early 1800s.

Susan Gray was once a gentleman’s daughter, but her father’s untimely death leaves her in far reduced circumstances. Now a servant in the Duke of Gohrum’s household, she pursues an affair with a handsome foreigner far above her in rank and wealth. Nothing can come of their affair, but just once she wants a taste of the life fate has cruelly denied her.

Years later Leopold Singer returns to England on his way to America, now married. Leopold’s wife Marta is convinced he still loves a woman from his past, and in London she makes a devastating mistake that links all their lives on both sides of the ocean through generations.