Roberta Grieve

Biography

After 22 years of handling other people’s books while working as a library assistant, Roberta Grieve decided it was time to fulfil a long-held ambition and starting writing her own. On taking early retirement she began writing short stories and magazine articles with some success. She then turned to novels and her first, ‘Abigail’s Secret’, was published in 2008. Since then she has had seven more historical romances published as well as eight short novels published as large print paperbacks.

Roberta lives in a small village near Chichester, Sussex, and when not writing enjoys walking her son’s dog.

Books

Full Circle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,620. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2017 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Ladies’ maid Daisy March is eagerly awaiting the return on leave of her employer’s son, Naval Lieutenant Jack Davenport. Surely this time he will defy his family and declare his love for her. But it is not to be and she is accused of stealing and summarily dismissed.
On Wings of Song
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,090. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2017 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Rebellious society girl Arabella Raynsford, terrified that her double life is about to be revealed, and to escape from her arranged marriage to rich Irish landowner Oswald Delaney, flees to the Crimea to join Florence Nightingale.
More Precious Than Jewels
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,300. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2017 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Due to a family feud, Grace has been separated from her childhood sweetheart, Adam, a poor fisherman. When he joins a team of deep sea divers and goes away,
Threads of Silk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,610. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2017 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency
Ellie Tyler’s dreams of going to art college and getting away from life in postwar London’s East End are shattered when she is forced to give up her education and go to work for her father’s boss in a disreputable night club. She has fallen in love with Harry, her foster brother, who is away in the army.
Song of Memories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,780. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2017 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Returning to her Moscow apartment one bitterly cold day in 1937, Natalie Fisher finds the place trashed and her family gone. Like so many in Stalin’s Russia they have been arrested and probably killed. She has fallen in love with her second cousin Stephan, a talented violinist. She has just discovered she is pregnant and in despair goes to the British Embassy for help.
Abigail's Secret
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,590. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2017 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Abigail Cookson, daughter of the town drunk, whose mother disappeared when she was only seven, struggles to rise above the gossip and her father’s abuse. When she falls in love with handsome sailor Joe, she thinks her life has taken a turn for the better. Her job in a local department store and friendship with fellow employee Daisy set the seal on this new phase of her life.
The Blacksmith's Daughter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,330. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2017 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Tilly Masters loves her work as assistant blacksmith to her father despite the disapproval of her aunt who has ambitions for her beyond their little Sussex village. When Ben Masters takes on an apprentice Tilly is upset, thinking Nathan will take over. As they work alongside each other, she gradually falls in love with him and is devastated when he joins the Army and is sent to France...
Farewell Innocence
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,770. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2017 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Orphan Ruby knows no other life than the Foundling Hospital where she was brought up. Sent to work as a kitchen maid for the wealthy Preston family her life hardly seems to have changed until she meets handsome policeman Jeremiah (Jerry) Locker. During their brief meetings love blossoms until Ruby is assaulted by Oliver Preston, the son of the house, and finds herself pregnant.

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