Author(s): Charlotte Betts
1688. Beth Ambrose has lead a sheltered life within Merryfields, her family home on the outskirts of London; a place where her parents provide a sanctuary for melancholic souls. A passionate and gifted artist, Beth shares a close bond with Johannes the painter, who nurtures her talents and takes her on as his apprentice. But as political tensions begin to rise in the capital, Noah Leyton arrives at her family home in the middle of the night with a proposition that turns Beth's world upside down. And when Merryfields becomes refuge to a mysterious new guest, whose connections provide an opportunity for Beth to fulfil her artistic ambitions, it soon becomes clear that it comes at a price ...
The stunning second novel from the award-winning author of The Apothecary's Daughter, set in Restoration London at the time of the Glorious Revolution
Charlotte Betts began her working life as a fashion designer. A career in interior design, property management and lettings followed. This is her second novel.