by Isobel Donaldson
Published: February 26, 2017.
This lush, richly-detailed Edwardian romance is Isobel Donaldson's debut novel. In 1905, famous young dress designer Violet Smithson meets Ned, a handsome young painter. When her patroness arranges a matchmaking holiday for her by sending her to England on the same steamship as Ned, will Violet overcome her fear of having her heart broken again? Or will a woman from Ned's past ruin everything?