Rita co-presents a Christian radio program that is broadcast Australia-wide. As a writer, her passion is for faith-based fiction of the Victorian Era with all of its intricate undercurrents. Rita has also contributed to the U.S. Adams Media anthologies and belongs to several writers' organizations. Her weekly blog covers writing, romance and life.
BOOK I - SIGNED SEALED DELIVERED: Young governess Megan Trevallyn has experienced two wonderful things; a secret marriage and the miracle of carrying twins. But when life throws tragedy and heartbreak her way, she never gives up hope to be reunited with her loved ones who were wrenched from her life. BOOK II - THE TIE THAT BINDS: Charlotte has never felt secure in the Mayfair household, in which she has lived all her life. She passionately desires to find her birth mother, to sacrifice herself for her disabled brother, and to be reunited with the love of her life. All seemingly impossible dreams. BOOK III - A PARCEL OF PROMISES: Charmian, a kitchen apprentice at Windsor Castle, carries an underlying fear of high born gentlemen. Yet in an unlikely meeting, she and a young aristocrat share a mutual attraction. Remembering family warnings, she knows she must never allow their relationship to blossom. Fear of what might happen, and the knowledge of having a twin, drive her to escape to a far-away land. Can Megan find her daughters in answer to believing prayer? One has been longing to find her, while the other has been hiding in fear. What will it take to break down those barriers?
Separated by class barriers, an aristocrat and a kitchen apprentice at Windsor Castle cannot ignore a mutual attraction. But Charmian believes her mysterious family history will ruin Nick’s life, so she pretends to be betrothed to another. Believing she has lost him forever, Charmian escapes to use her culinary skills in a new land. But then a tragic event causes their paths to cross again.
How can Charlotte Cantrell escape the domination of Cornelia, her so-called mother? Despite a growing love for Marcus, her brother’s tutor, and with an arranged marriage in her near future, she faces sure heartache. Hope of a cure for her disabled brother clashes with her freedom to choose her own marriage partner. One thing, alone, is powerful enough to remove the ties that bind them to defeat.
London, 1840. How could she believe in her future when she couldn’t escape her past? Employed as a governess, Megan did not suspect the turmoil she would soon be facing. After secretly marrying her great love, Charles, he left for the battlefield, and her nightmare began. Expelled from the household by its scheming mistress, she faced transportation to a penal colony. Would Charles ever find her?