A powerful, uplifting tale of forbidden love

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Tracy Rees’s latest novel The Elopement is an elaborately imagined historical novel full of delight and temptation, spanning the luxury and poverty of late Victorian England.A wealthy heiress . . .1897. Rowena Blythe is wealthy, entitled and beautiful. As her twenty-fourth birthday approaches, she’s expected to marry – and to marry well.An unsuitable match . . .Her parents commission a portrait of Rowena to help cement her reputation as a great society beauty. However, Bartek, the artist’s young assistant, is unlike any man Rowena has met before – wild, romantic and Bohemian. While society at large awaits the announcement of Rowena’s engagement, it is Bartek who captures Rowena’s heart along with her likeness.A scandal in society . . .Rowena knows her parents would never approve of Bartek, who in their eyes is nothing but a penniless foreigner. As her feelings grow, she has no-one to turn to. Dare she risk everything for love?Praise for Tracy Rees:‘a natural storyteller . . .’ – Rachel Hore‘Tracy has a rare gift for creating characters you are rooting for from the first page’ – Gill Paul‘has such a talent for writing engaging characters who stay with you’ – Hazel Gaynor‘Tracy Rees is at the height of her game’ – Rebecca Griffiths]]>