In 1809 Elizabeth Matthews shares many a childhood adventure with her soul-mate, Thomas Lamb, son of the estate’s handyman.
Elizabeth is entrusted with the safe keeping of a tin box by her Mama but instead, leaves the task to Thomas’s father Joseph. However, life in the windswept north-east coastal village of Alunby is left behind when she is promptly sent away to be schooled in the city of York.
Risking her reputation, and a possible marriage match, Elizabeth dreams of the day when the secret inside the tin box will be revealed to her, and goes on a journey of rediscovery to find Thomas and seek out the stolen treasure.
Some secrets were intended to stay buried, however, what Elizabeth discovers is of greater value than she could ever have imagined.
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About the Author
Valerie writes sweet romances and mysteries, both historical and contemporary. Two of which have been shortlisted for awards by the Romantic Novelists’ Association. She is a previous winner of Writing Magazine’s, ‘Annual Ghost Story Competition’. This illustrates her love of writing under the genres of ‘Romantic Adventure’ or darker ‘History Mystery’. Valerie is an experienced creative writing tutor working for The London School of Journalism, Writing Magazine and independently. As well as being an author herself, she enjoys being a reviewer of books for the Historical Novel Society and is also member of the Crime Writers’ Association and the Society of Authors.