I was thrilled to receive an email this morning from the Australian Romance Readers Association telling me that THE CURRENCY LASS is one of the finalists in the 2017 Historical Romance Awards.
Sergey is one of my favourite heroes and I had such fun writing this story. After all every girl dreams of running away with the circus, doesn't she? I know I did!
If you'd like to find out a little more about my divine Russian horseman, the book is available in print and ebook from my publisher Harlequin MIRA, and if you're an overseas reader who prefers print check out Book Depository, they have free delivery worldwide.
Here's the blurb:
She can run but she can't hide…
As her father's only heir, Catherine Cottingham expects to inherit their sprawling property in the Hunter Valley. What she doesn't understand is why her father is trying to push her into a marriage to the pompous and repulsive Sydney businessman Henry W. Bartholomew.
When the will is read it becomes clear money, or the lack of it, lay behind her father's plans. Catherine is mortified – as a married woman all her possessions will pass to her husband, the overbearing Bartholomew. Her only alternative is to wait until her twenty–first birthday and inherit the property in her own right, but can she elude such a determined man until then?
A chance encounter with a travelling circus and its fiery lead performer, Sergey Petrov, offers the perfect solution and Catherine escapes to the goldfields. But there is more to the circus than spangles and sawdust and Catherine finds herself drawn into a far–reaching web of fraud and forgery…
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