Waiting on Wednesday- Bellewether by Susanna Kearsley

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

This week I’m waiting on: Bellewether by Susanna Kearsley

Expected Release Date: August 7th, 2018


From Goodreads:

Some houses seem to want to hold their secrets.

It’s 1759 and the world is at war, pulling the North American colonies of Britain and France into the conflict. The times are complicated, as are the loyalties of many New York merchants who have secretly been trading with the French for years, defying Britain’s colonial laws in a game growing ever more treacherous.

When captured French officers are brought to Long Island to be billeted in private homes on their parole of honour, it upends the lives of the Wilde family—deeply involved in the treasonous trade and already divided by war.

Lydia Wilde, struggling to keep the peace in her fracturing family following her mother’s death, has little time or kindness to spare for her unwanted guests. French-Canadian lieutenant Jean-Philippe de Sabran has little desire to be there. But by the war’s end they’ll both learn love, honour, and duty can form tangled bonds that are not broken easily.

Their doomed romance becomes a local legend, told and re-told through the years until the present day, when conflict of a different kind brings Charley Van Hoek to Long Island to be the new curator of the Wilde House Museum.

Charley doesn’t believe in ghosts. But as she starts to delve into the history of Lydia and her French officer, it becomes clear that the Wilde House holds more than just secrets, and Charley discovers the legend might not have been telling the whole story…or the whole truth

I always enjoy Susanna Kearsley’s novels and can’t wait to devour this one in a weekend!

Are you a Susanna Kearsley fan? Which is your favorite out of her novels? 

What book(s) are you waiting on this week?




10 thoughts on “Waiting on Wednesday- Bellewether by Susanna Kearsley

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  1. I’ve never read her before. I should give her a try. (Not like I don’t already have enough to read, LOL!)

    I’m not usually aware enough about new books coming out since I don’t do Netgalley, but I do know that later this year we’ll have another book by Kate Atkinson and I CANNOT WAIT.

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  2. I love Susanna Kearsley and will be looking out for this one. I still have two or three of her other books to read, but my favourites so far are Mariana, The Firebird and The Rose Garden.

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