Anya Seton’s classic gothic romance set in New York’s Hudson River Valley, following the tradition of Rebecca and Jane Eyre.
It was on an afternoon in May 1844 when the letter came from Dragonwyck. Tired of life on her father’s farm in Connecticut, Miranda Wells happily accepts the invitation to the luxurious estate of her distant relative, the dashing and mysterious Nicholas Van Ryn.
Introduced to a way of life she has only ever dreamed of, the innocent farm girl becomes a great lady. But soon the dark secrets of Dragonwyck begin to unfold. A classic gothic romance set against a richly detailed historical backdrop, Dragonwyck is Anya Seton’s bestselling second novel.
A Grand Passion
It was in the school library on a somnolent Sydney summer afternoon that I first met her. A passionate, but bookish and rather inarticulate child, I had recently discovered romantic novels and had...Read more