The Girl in the GatehouseBook - 2010
Captain Matthew Bryant, returning to England successful and wealthy after the Napoleonic wars, leases an impressive estate from a cash-poor nobleman, determined to show the society beauty who once rejected him what a colossal mistake she made. When he discovers an old gatehouse on the property, he is immediately intrigued by its striking young inhabitant and sets out to uncover her identity, and her past. But the more he learns about her, the more he realizes he must distance himself. Falling in love with an outcast would ruin his well-laid plans.
The old gatehouse holds secrets of its own. Can Mariah and Captain Bryant uncover them before the cunning heir to the estate buries them forever?
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Miss Mariah Aubrey, banished after a scandal, hides herself away in a long-abandoned gatehouse on her relative's estate to escape her humiliating past. There she independent and supports herself and her loyal servant by writing novels in secret.
Captain Matthew Bryant, returning to England as a successful and wealthy officer leases an impressive estate close to the gatehouse. The captian is determined to re-introduce himself into high society particularly to catch a once-lover who rejected him. He wants to prove to her that she made a grave mistake. however when Matthew and Mariah's path's cross they uncover much more than what they both originally intended to do.
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