A Season of Secrets

A talented young jewellery designer fights to rebuild her life and family by solving the mystery surrounding a diamond brooch given to her by her grandmother.

When Grace Manners takes up residence on the Wittering Manor estate in Sussex, she little realises working alongside eccentric Fraser Stratton will change her life. Since her husband disappeared, along with most of their money, Grace has struggled to make ends meet and the little cottage on the estate is both a refuge and a workshop for her jewellery business. It's only when Grace begins to uncover the story behind a beautiful diamond brooch she inherited that she becomes drawn into a family secret that threatens to destroy what little she has left...

"A lovely, deeply satisfying slow-burn of a novel full of intrigue, secrets and romance." Red

"The rich plot proceeds through the year...pulling its many strands into a satisfying denouement." Claire Allfree THE METRO

"It's the perfect Christmas read for a cosy Winter's evening beside a crackling log fire" Angela Wintle SUSSEX LIFE

Sweepingly romantic . . . heartbreaking at times; a vivid, gripping read ― Katherine Webb

The book soars as if it had Merlin engines strapped to the cover ― The Specatator

A captivating story of adventure, romance, loss and heroism ― YOU magazine

Brown's pacing is exquisite, revealing each twist slowly and deliberately, leaving you gripped to the end ― WE LOVE THIS BOOK