I can't believe that it's almost the end of October already. I'm just starting to get used to the idea that 'Dominic' is out when in just a few short weeks (January 1st ) 'My Dearest Friend' will be available from Wings ePress.

'My Dearest Friend' is the story of Dominic's son, Robert Blake, Duke of Lear.

Here is a brief synopsis:

Devastated and wracked with guilt by the death of his younger brother, Stefan, in the Peninsular War, Robert Blake, Duke of Lear, readily agrees to aid Jane Chandler to bring her seriously wounded brother back from Portugal.

Much against Jane’s wishes, he decides to accompany her and together they embark on the hazardous mission to retrieve the young soldier. However, the journey holds many revelations, not least of all the abiding friendship and growing love between the two travelers.

That special love is put severely to the test by the treachery that awaits them upon their return to England, when a tenant of Jane’s former home invades their lives, maliciously creating jealousy and misunderstandings for his own nefarious reasons.

Can their friendship and love conquer the emotions that threaten to tear them asunder?

I wanted to stay with the family a little longer but although the books are connected, they both stand alone and you do not need to read one to understand the other.