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The Other Gwyn Girl

Nicola Cornick / Naomi Cooper Lucy Scott
1671 - London The Civil War is over and Charles II the 'Merry Monarch' is revelling in the throne of his murdered father and all the privileges and power that comes with it. Sharing the spoils is his favourite companion the celebrated beauty actress Nell Gwyn. Beloved of the English people Nell has come a long way from selling oranges and a childhood in a brothel but as her fortunes have turned her sister Rose has taken a different path. Marriage to a feckless highwayman has left Rose in the grim Marshalsea prison and now she needs her sister's mercy to help get her out. But Nell needs Rose too. A plot to steal the Crown Jewels has gone tragically wrong and Nell's future with her protector King is at risk. If Rose can’t solve the riddle of the jewels both Gwyn sisters will head straight to the Tower. Present Day Librarian and history enthusiast Jess Yates has hit rock bottom. With her ex behind bars for fraud Jess needs to lay low - easier said than done with a celebrity sister. But Tavy has her uses. Her latest TV project involves renovating Fortune Hall and she needs a house sitter while she's jetting around the world. The opportunity is too good to miss especially when Jess discovers that Fortune Hall has links to the infamous Nell Gwyn. Slowly the house begins to reveal its mysteries and secrets that have laid buried for centuries can no longer be ignored. Jess hears echoes from a tragic past and as she struggles to understand her sister Jess feels ever closer to Rose Gwyn the sister forgotten by history but who had the fate of her family in her hands.

  • Published by Boldwood
  • Fiction/Non-FictionFiction
  • Genre General Fiction
  • Target Audience Adult
  • Released 7th March 2024
  • Duration 08 Hrs. 42 Mins.
  • ISBN 9781785137198