Louisa Elliott - a Classic Love Story

By Ann Victoria Roberts

Historical fiction, Romance | eBook


‘A magnificent novel… a portrait of an extraordinary woman of her time – for all time.’ Catherine Gaskin, author of Sara Dane and The Lynmara Legacy What do you do if you fall in love with the wrong man? And if you follow your heart, how do you deal with the consequences? Based on a true story, this classic 19th century romance is the sweeping chronicle of the life and loves of a remarkable woman – Louisa Elliott. Proud and determined, she battles to overcome the stigmas of the past: a past shared by her cousin Edward Elliott, Loving her, Edward must stand by while she falls passionately in love with another man. Robert Duncannon, an Irish officer with the Royal Dragoons, is everything steadfast, loyal Edward can never be. But Robert has secrets of his own… Loving them both, Louisa must choose between the respectability she craves, and the uncertainty of life with a man she may never marry. A great, rich novel, peopled with characters you come to know intimately and care about deeply, LOUISA ELLIOTT will linger with you long after the final page has been turned. ‘Compelling and thought-provoking reading, right to the very last page’ Chicago Sun-Times


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‘A magnificent novel… a portrait of an extraordinary woman of her time – for all time.’ Catherine Gaskin, author of Sara Dane and The Lynmara Legacy What do you do if you fall in love with the wrong man? And if you follow your heart, how do you deal with the consequences? Based on a true story, this classic 19th century romance is the sweeping chronicle of the life and loves of a remarkable woman – Louisa Elliott. Proud and determined, she battles to overcome the stigmas of the past: a past shared by her cousin Edward Elliott, Loving her, Edward must stand by while she falls passionately in love with another man. Robert Duncannon, an Irish officer with the Royal Dragoons, is everything steadfast, loyal Edward can never be. But Robert has secrets of his own… Loving them both, L...


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A lover of history, art and the sea, Ann Victoria Roberts is the author of five historical novels, set mainly in the late 19th & early 20th centuries. She is intrigued by the parallels between past and present, and by the effect of place upon character. Bram Stoker, Capt Edward Smith of the Titanic, a modern sea-captain and a young WW1 soldier have each provided inspiration for her novels. A keen researcher, she enjoys painting pictures with words, and regards good historical fiction as a pleasurable way to discover how life was lived in the past. Originally published by Chatto & Windus in the UK and Wm Morrow in the US, Ann is now re-publishing her early novels as ebooks. ‘Louisa Elliott’ and ‘Liam’s Story’ will appear in print in 2014, together with a new memoir, ‘Life & Luck’.


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A lover of history, art and the sea, Ann Victoria Roberts is the author of five historical novels, set mainly in the late 19th & early 20th centuries. She is intrigued by the parallels between past and present, and by the effect of place upon character. Bram Stoker, Capt Edward Smith of the Titanic, a modern sea-captain and a young WW1 soldier have each provided inspiration for her novels. A keen ...


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