Their love affair ended in anger and painful consequences. Lady Katherine Ashford has guarded a secret through years of abuse. Fighting wars and hard living has numbed Julian Ashford. Then fate steps in. A traitor is smuggling gold across the Channel to Napoleon Bonaparte and Julian is ordered back to Halton Hall and Katherine. It’s her secret and the increasing danger that rekindle the love they once shared, then a murder reveals the shocking truth of the gold smuggling. However, nothing could prepare them for the devastating betrayal when they finally face the mastermind behind this sordid operation.
Historical fiction combined with romance, mystery, and history about gold smuggling… now, this is what I call an incredible story! Lies of Gold is just this, an impeccably well developed, stunning piece of literature full of believable characters and an astonishing story. Never before have I been so captivated with a historical romance, there is something different about this book, something unique and special and I felt this as soon as I started to read it as its stunning nature shines off the page and into the reader’s heart. Lies of Gold indeed is a sensational book and so it demands to be read by everybody… it would be a crime not to read this novel!
Lies of Gold is an incredible novel that follows the life and journey of the protagonist of the novel, the beautiful Lady Katherine Ashford and the life and journey of Julian Ashford. These two once experienced a passionate love affair, but circumstances changed for them and their passionate relationship ended in anger and tears. However, fate soon interferes and when Julian discovers that a traitor is smuggling gold across the channel to Napoleon Bonaparte and when he does, he is ordered to return back to his home and to his beloved Katherine. Together they will rekindle their love, but they will soon face challenges again as a disturbing murder occurs and the truth of the gold smuggling is brought to light. What incurs next is a brilliant, heart-stopping book that will compel you as well as entertain you from beginning to end.
Lies of Gold is a multi-layered novel full of many intriguing themes such as lost love, crime, and mystery. These three themes combined make Lies of Gold a sensational story for me as these are themes I love to read about. What makes these themes so brilliant is that the exceptional author of this novel, Jan Selbourne, perfectly weaves them together into her plot so that the reader is entertained from beginning to end.
Jan Selbourne is a talented wordsmith; her brilliant story combined with her flawless narration amazed me and had me turning the pages with haste. Her sensational book is flawless and makes for a brisk, steady read that is full of twists and turns galore. I adore her plot device of twists and turns as they kept me intrigued and ensured that I never once got bored.
As Lies of Gold is a truly spectacular novel full of action-packed moments, brilliant intrigue and historical context, I have no choice but to award this stellar book a dazzling Five Stars! It is a truly exceptional novel and it would be a crime not to read it so please read the preview below as I promise you will be captivated to read this exceptional story!
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