Based on a true story, this classic Victorian romance is the sweeping chronicle of the life and loves of a remarkable woman; Louisa Elliott. Proud and determined, she battles to overcome the stigmas of the past - a past shared by her cousin Edward Elliott. Loving her, Edward must stand by when she falls passionately in love with another man.
Robert Duncannon, an Irish officer with the Royal Dragoons, is everything the loyal Edward is not. But Robert has secrets... Loving them both, Louisa must choose between the respectability she craves and the uncertainty of life with a man she may never marry.
A great, rich novel, peopled with characters you come to know intimately and care about deeply, Louisa Elliott will linger with you long after the final page.
First published in 1989, the novel is still selling and rights have recently been sold in Germany and Lithuania.