Novel set in 1980s Kingston, JAMAICA
The Duke of Shadows
Location(s): London, Rajasthan
Genre(s): Fiction, Historical, Romance
The setting for the first half of the book is India during the Great Uprising of 1857. Emma is the victim of a tragic shipwreck and she is the lone survivor, on her way to meet her future husband. She discovers her betrothed is not what she thought, a shallow and thoughtless man, who eventually betrays her. She also suffers under the strict more and values held by the British in India at the time. Then she meets Julian, a titled hero and of part Indian heritage and it is to him that she turns. Years later, in a cold and rainfilled London both of them have to face the consequences.
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