By Christine Marion Fraser
The first novel in the enchanting series from the bestselling author of Rhanna
When Jamie King Grant, the travelling man, gives up his wandering life to wed Maggie McKenzie, their small farm is laughingly re-named King's Croft. There they raise their family - straitlaced Nellie, lovesick Murn, lively Mary - and Evelyn, their youngest daughter.
Gifted and loving, Evelyn finds herself torn between two different worlds and two very different men. Johnny Burns, a child of the farmtouns like herself, has been her first love. Gillan Forbes is the son of the big house, and heir to the Lands of Rothiedrum. Neither man makes any secret of his love for her - and the time comes when Evelyn has to make a choice . . .
'Christine Marion Fraser writes characters so real they almost leap out of the page...you would swear she must have grown up with them' Sun
Christine Marion Fraser was one of Scotland's best-selling authors, outselling even Catherine Cookson, with world-wide readership and translations into many foreign languages. She was the author of the much-loved Rhanna series. Second youngest of a large family, she soon learned independence during childhood years spent in the post-war Govan district of Glasgow. Chris lived in Argyll with her husband. She died on 22nd November 2002.
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09 May 2013
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Hodder & Stoughton
Praise for Christine Marion Fraser:
'Christine Marion Fraser weaves an intriguing story in which the characters are alive against a spellbinding background'
— Yorkshire Herald
Fraser writes with a great depth of feeling and has the knack of making her characters come alive. She paints beautiful pictures of the countryside and their changing seasons — Aberdeen Express
Full-blooded romance, a strong, authentic setting — Scotsman
An author who has won a huge audience for her warm, absorbing tales of ordinary folk — Annabel
Christine Marion Fraser writes characters so real they almost leap out of the pages . . . you would swear she must have grown up with them — Sun