Margaret Garth was born in Manchester. Despite an early desire to write novels, she studied Chemistry and Maths. Marriage resulted in a move to the Midlands and later to Norfolk. She now resides in Bedfordshire with her husband. Her imagination was kept lively by the demands of her children for stories. Interests are gardening and dressmaking.
Galts have invaded the north of Eland and hold the port of Felten. Annia, a well-born young woman, fears that they will move inland and take her grandfather's estate. Her father and brother were killed in the fight to retake the port. She needs protection and she desires revenge. Marriage might provide a solution, if she can find a suitable man.