The sweeping saga of two remarkable women, their courage, ambitions, and the men they love – from New York in the Great Depression to England during the Second World War. By the bestselling author of The Property of a Gentleman and Sara Dane.
ANNA – the proud, determined Russian nightclub pianist. She was humiliated and rejected by the English aristocracy, and the man she loved. Anna must make a terrible sacrifice so that her daughter can have the life she herself was denied.
NICOLE – the talented young American who seems destined only to fulfil other people’s ambitions. She plays a celebrated, but reluctant, role in London’s high society. Yet Nicole must keep her family secrets from the one she loves most.
LYNMARA – the ancestral home of Lord Manstone and his dashing son, David. They form the link between past and present, mother and daughter.
A compelling tale of passion and ambition, war and death, and the legacy of a mother’s love.
Praise for The Lynmara Legacy:
“She tells her story remarkably well.” Daily Telegraph
“A compulsive heroine and family saga.” She
About Catherine Gaskin
Born in Ireland and raised in Australia, Catherine Gaskin studied music at the conservatorium in Sydney, before becoming a bestselling author at the age of just seventeen. After moving to London she met her future husband, a US TV executive, on a blind date. The couple lived in Manhattan for ten years, before moving to the Virgin Islands, followed by Ireland, and then the Isle of Man. After her husband’s death, Catherine returned to Australia where she spent the rest of her life.
During her lifetime Catherine Gaskin’s books sold over 40 million copies worldwide, and she was known as “The Queen of Storytellers” and “The Girl with the Golden Pen.”