When Stephanie Blair was offered an opportunity to stay at a Parisian flat by Lione Daly, she had no idea what kind of adventures awaited her. When she met the owner of the flat, the dark and handsome Léon de Courvalles – a count, no less – she was pleased to oblige his request to accompany him on a cruise with three women he was courting. As they cruise the oceans, Stephanie meets with unforgettable trouble, intrigue and romance. The 20th-century story written by Susan Barrie, a pseudonym of the romance writer Ida Pollock, offers a gripping love tale for romance-hungry readers.
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.