Tuesday, July 24, 2007
A Rational Romance
I have now received the proposed cover for my latest book from Robert Hale Ltd., A Rational Romance. It is very different from previous covers, a little sombre, perhaps, but I think it presents a very tender moment.
The story begins in England in 1803. Elliot Malvern, seventh Marquis of Ullenwood is very content with his bachelor lifestyle, spending his fortune on the pleasurable pursuits of gambling and mistresses. Rosamond Beaumarsh is determined to remain unmarried and independent.
What, then, could persuade them plunge into an adventure that carries them to post-revolutionary Paris and takes them on a headlong flight across France? Only the exercise of logic. The pair embark upon a romantic adventure and learn that rational thought has very little to do with true love……