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Lady at the Lodge

Lady at the Lodge

Author(s): Graham Ley

Location(s): Brittany

Genre(s): Historical, Romance

Era(s): Napoleonic

This is the third novel in the saga of the Wentworth family.

Rumours of a planned French invasion of Britain in 1796 have reached the British government. Amid the uncertainty, the Anglo-Breton Wentworth family continue to move forward with their lives.

After visiting Brittany – her birthplace – secretly for the last time, Sempronie Wentworth has returned to Devon, leaving behind her an inheritance dispute that could disturb the small Breton community on her old family estate at Kergohan manor. The orphan, Gilles, still unsure of the name of his father, travels from the manor to acquire the skills of a gentleman in the Breton town of Auray.

The French exile, Eugene, undertakes a mission deep into Brittany for the British government , and encounters danger and distrust that threaten his life.

Amelia Wentworth and her sister-in-law, Arabella, find their peaceful existence thrown into turmoil by the unexpected reappearance of a renegade militia lieutenant who is determined on revenge for an insult.

Finally the orphan Gilles is reunited with his mother’s sister, and hopes to find out more about his father from her…

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