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Freda Lightfoot - The Amber Keeper

Set against the backdrop of revolutionary Russia, The Amber Keeper is a sweeping tale of jealousy and revenge, reconciliation and forgiveness.English Lake District, 1960s: A young Abbie Myers returns home after learning of her mother’s death. Estranged from her turbulent family for many years,more...Set against the backdrop of revolutionary Russia, The Amber Keeper is a sweeping tale of jealousy and revenge, reconciliation and forgiveness.English Lake District, 1960s: A young Abbie Myers returns home after learning of her mother’s death. Estranged from her turbulent family for many years, Abbie is heartbroken to hear that they blame her for the tragedy.Determined to uncover her mother’s past, Abbie approaches her beloved grandmother, Millie, in search of answers. As the old woman recounts her own past, Abbie is transported back to the grandeur of the Russian Empire in 1911 with tales of her grandmother’s life as a governess and the revolution that exploded around her.As Abbie struggles to reconcile with her family, and to support herself and her child, she realizes that those long-ago events created aftershocks that threaten to upset the fragile peace she longs to create.

Publisher: Lake Union Publishing
Published: Dec 1, 2014
Pages: 384
ISBN: 1477826157

Freda Lightfoot - Trapped

I was engaged with the story from page one. She piles horror on horror – rape, torture, sexual humiliation, incest, suicide - but she keeps you reading!Historical Novels Review Nov 2009 on House of Angelsa fascinating, richly detailed setting with a dramatic plot brimming with enough scandal,more...I was engaged with the story from page one. She piles horror on horror – rape, torture, sexual humiliation, incest, suicide - but she keeps you reading!Historical Novels Review Nov 2009 on House of Angelsa fascinating, richly detailed setting with a dramatic plot brimming with enough scandal, passion, and danger for a Jackie Collins’ novel.Booklist on Hostage QueenThis is a book I couldn’t put down . . . a great read!South Wales Evening Post on The Girl From Poorhouse Lane‘I’m lying sobbing on the floor, head reeling, unable to believe that my husband of just four weeks has knocked me flying.’Carly Stanton is a lucky girl. Newly married to the man of her dreams, a beautiful home with her family close by and with a job she adores. But all is not quite as it seems. Oliver Stanton may be charming and utterly gorgeous with dark good looks and captivating blue-grey eyes, as well as being successful and financially secure, but once the ring is on her finger, Carly discovers there’s a darker side to his nature.He is possessive and controlling, sapping her confidence so that she feels as if she is living on a knife edge, her nerves in shreds. Carly knows that she desperately needs help before he destroys her. But who can she turn to? Not her family who think he is Mr Wonderful. As Oliver’s cruelty escalates, can Carly find a way out of the marriage trap?

Publisher: Freda Lightfoot
Published:
Pages: 416

Freda Lightfoot - Always In My Heart

Brenda Stuart returns to her late husband’s home devastated by his loss only to find herself accused of bestowing favours upon the Germans. Life has been difficult for her over the war, having been held in an internment camp in France simply because of her nationality. Thankful that her son atmore...Brenda Stuart returns to her late husband’s home devastated by his loss only to find herself accused of bestowing favours upon the Germans. Life has been difficult for her over the war, having been held in an internment camp in France simply because of her nationality. Thankful that her son at least was safe in the care of his grandmother, she now finds that she has lost him too, and her life is in turmoil.Prue, her beloved sister-in-law, is also a war widow but has now fallen in love with an Italian PoW who works on the family estate. Once the war ends they hope to marry but she has reckoned without the disapproval of her family, or the nation.The two friends support each other in an attempt to resolve their problems and rebuild their lives. They even try starting a business, but it does not prove easy.

Publisher: HQ
Published:
Pages: 384

Freda Lightfoot - Putting on the Style

Publisher: Magna Large Print Books
Published:
Pages: 514
ISBN: 0750525797

Freda Lightfoot - Wine And Roses

Penniless and alone in the world, Coriander knows that life must have more to offer than drudgery in a Cornish orphanage and fending off the unwelcome advances of unscrupulous Ezra Follett. As though in answer to her prayers, Ralph Beringer, newly returned from the Napoleonic wars, brings news that hismore...Penniless and alone in the world, Coriander knows that life must have more to offer than drudgery in a Cornish orphanage and fending off the unwelcome advances of unscrupulous Ezra Follett. As though in answer to her prayers, Ralph Beringer, newly returned from the Napoleonic wars, brings news that his father's wine business now belongs in part to Corrie. Under the terms of his father's will, whoever makes the most profit from their inheritance in a year will win control of the company. The battle commences - but is there more than money at stake?

Publisher: Magna Large Print Books
Published:
Pages: 400
ISBN: 0750514000