From the author of Poldark, the bestselling book and hit television series.
Brook Ferguson is compelled into marriage by his domineering father after being widowed in mysterious circumstances . . .
His new bride Cordelia is beautiful and strong-willed - but after moving into the Ferguson family household, filled with eccentric family members, she starts to feel locked in a quiet war of dominance with Brook’s father. The stifling atmosphere, petty arguments and rising tensions push Cordelia to make the hardest decision of all, loyalty or love?
Set against a backdrop of a Victorian Manchester manor house, Cordelia is a passionate Gothic romance from Winston Graham.
In the media
Cordelia has the virtues of readability, of convincing motive and emotion and of vivid background . . . all the excellent Victorian ingredients – guilty love, surrender, pathos and comedy. It is enthralling from start to finish, a beguiling journey backwards in time.
From the incomparable Winston Graham . . . who has everything that anyone else has, then a whole lot more
The strength of Graham's writing lay in its tremendous narrative power