Gerald Brown is a handsome and brilliant young engineer - wrongfully accused of stealing diamonds from his South African firm. Why has he been framed?
Elizabeth Burleigh is a beautiful and talented West End actress - compelled to deny herself what marriage could bring her. What is the secret that impairs her love?
Gerald and Elizabeth are half-brother and sister. They are reunited in London and together they face the mysteries that have made them both so unhappy. In discovering the truth about their pasts, each finds the happiness for which neither had dared to hope.
©1969 D. E. Stevenson (P)2005 Soundings
Never lonely with a good book in hand
With the wilds of Scotland in the background, the story of Gerald and Elizabeth brings surprises to the brother and sister when reunited. The narrator makes each character come alive in just the right way for this unique family saga. I was reluctant to stop listening when it was necessary and eagerly returned to learn what happens to Gerald and especially Elizabeth as surprises are put in their paths.
A quiet romantic little book with hardly any substance, ideal for 'People's Friend' readers. The narrator appears to think it is a children's story.
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