Catherine Law - historical romantic novelist

Discover spell-binding romantic fiction with a dark heart

The First Dance

The first danceTo find what she has lost, she must go back to the beginning…

1924… The Great War is over and Alexa is growing up on the idyllic Cornish coast with her best friend Harvey. But she soon discovers there are secrets at the heart of her family that have been hidden for years.

1931… Still reeling from the past and desperate for adventure, Alexa flees Cornwall and travels to the intoxicating city of Venice. But her new glamorous life is not what she hoped for and, with dark shadows closing in, Alexa will question everything she thought she wanted…

The First Dance is available on Amazon in paperback and ebook
Publisher: Zaffre ISBN 978-1-78576-051-8



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