The Dark Before The Dawn
Just before the start of World War II, Peggy Davis, a London midwife, has a chance encounter with a stranger that changes her life forever. When Peggy meets Charles, a wealthy lord as she boards a bus in front of Harrods department store, fate casts them together.
When Mabel, a former Vaudeville performer, lands a job managing a boarding house on the ocean, she appears to attract a disparate cast of lodgers, all with unfortunate and dark lives.
Margaret, a resident in a nursing home, has been divorcedfrom her husband who suffered from bipolar disorder. Her son Peter and her daughter Phoebe have
79 Uxbridge Road: A WWII Romance
Tom, who was previously an Accountant in the shipping office of Cunard, has arrived home from the second world war to his wife Martha and
Based on True Stories
Margaret’s Story follows a woman living in a nursing home and her dysfunctional family’s actions both in the past and present …
Return to Portovenere
Upon the request of her mother’s dying wish Georgia has made a pilgrimage to Portovenere, an iconic place in Cinque Terre where poets and artists
About the author
Annette writes from what she knows. Her latest novel entitled The Dark Before the Dawn is a most evocative romantic old world tale with a dark side. The drama of the content is what makes for compelling reading.
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“Thrilling and emotional. This novel is well written and the characters are very well developed. I’m usually not a big fan of old timey stories but this one got my attention. I’m giving four stars because I’ve found it a bit slow at times. I’m glad I’ve read it.”
“A thrilling and by turns emotional, and darkly comic, laugh out loud read through and through. I highly recommend!”
“This is the first book I read from this author and let me tell you that I loved it! Such a good book with great characters that keeps you obsessed with every page since the first one. The ending of this book.. come on! I just didn´t expect it!”
“It has a well-written plot and the connection with the reader is impeccable.”
“For me this story was emotional and very captivating. The author definitely knows how to glue you to the pages. I’m rating it an absolute 5 star.”
“The Lodgers is a nicely written book that I’m glad I had the chance to read. The plot is very well thought out and the characters are fully developed. It kept my attention from the beginning till the end, there was nothing too much, there was nothing missing. I recommend it.”