When Carol marries off her only daughter, she is faced with a certain loneliness and travels to Switzerland. To her surprise, she meets the handsome Dr. Lucien Andreas and falls head over heels in love. Their new and exciting marriage brings her new enthusiasm for life. Yet the union is shadowed by the memory of the doctor’s former wife, whose tragic death continues to haunt him. Can Carol outshine the ghost of the seemingly perfect, first wife? The intriguing love tale set in picturesque Switzerland dates back to the 20th century and was written under Susan Barrie, a pseudonym of the master of romance, Ida Pollock.
A must-read for fans of literary romance and surprising twists of fate.
Susan Barrie 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.