It is England, 1330 on a remote Devonshire estate and the young and innocent Joan de Conteigh is about to marry Sir John de Chiddleigh, a man she has never met.
Struggling with her new role as Lady of the Manor, Joan realises that Sir John is cold and ambitious. Feeling lonely and neglected she strikes up a forbidden friendship with a kitchen maid called Annie. However, Annie is hiding a terrible dark secret. As their friendship deepens, Joan finds herself getting more and more entangled in a chain of lies that will divide her and Sir John, threaten the Chiddleigh estate and change lives forever.
Will Joan survive, or will she be left alone and destitute?
If you like compelling historical drama with twists and plots that keep you guessing until the end, then you'll love
, Book 1 of the Chiddleigh Saga.