Robert St. Cere’s younger half-sister was a lot to handle, and Robert wanted to provide her with some stability in her life. When he married Fern Gilchrist, it was more of a tactical move than a romantic gesture, but Fern had increasing difficulty accepting such a lack of romance. Furthermore, she was beginning to worry about Denise de Courville, a woman from Robert’s past who seemed to keep coming back... The story dating back to the 20th century was written by Anita Charles, a pseudonym of Ida Pollock, offers a memorable love tale marked by intrigue.
A must-read for fans of literary romance and surprising twists of fate.
Anita Charles 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.