C. K. Charlotte is an author, attorney, and former law professor. Following graduation from law school, she clerked for a federal judge. She then served as a partner with a large Midwest law firm and as senior counsel of a multi-national corporation. For the last twelve years, C. K. served as a law and graduate school professor in the United States and China. In that role, she published numerous journal articles and a law school textbook on legal practice. C. K. recently returned to one of her first loves, writing fiction. She concentrates on contemporary suspense and historical romance with a legal twist. Love and the Pursuit of Law is her first work of fiction. Set during the Jazz Age in London it involves the evolving relationship between Ivy Smythe, one of the first women to be admitted as a lawyer in England, and Lord Bryan Henderson, a young lord accused of murder. It is the first in a series of historical suspense stories set in 1920's London. C. K. lives with her husband on a lake outside of Charlotte and is the proud parent of a delightful adult daughter. She is a member of the national and Charlotte chapters of Romance Writers of America and is currently hard at work on her next book.
‘A cleverly crafted novel and an enthralling story... A triumph.’ DINAH JEFFERIES
A Russian grand duchess and an English journalist. Linked by one of the world’s greatest mysteries . . .
Love. Guilt. Heartbreak.
Russia is on the brink of collapse, and the Romanov family faces a terrifyingly uncertain future. Grand Duchess Tatiana has fallen in love with cavalry officer Dmitri, but events take a catastrophic turn, placing their romance – and their lives – in danger . . .
Kitty Fisher escapes to her great-grandfather’s remote cabin in America, after a devastating revelation makes her flee London. There, on the shores of Lake Akanabee, she discovers the spectacular jewelled pendant that will lead her to a long-buried family secret . . .
Haunting, moving and beautifully written, The Secret Wife effortlessly crosses centuries, as past merges with present in an unforgettable story of love, loss and resilience.
Perfect for fans of Kate Morton and Dinah Jefferies.