Before the Rains

Penguin Viking, February 2017

A gripping, heart-wrenching tale of love against the odds

1930, Rajputana, India. Since her husband’s death, 28-year-old photojournalist Eliza’s only companion has been her camera. When the British Government send her to an Indian princely state to photograph the royal family, she’s determined to make a name for herself.

But when Eliza arrives at the palace she meets Jay, the Prince’s handsome, brooding younger brother. Brought together by their desire to improve conditions for local people, Jay and Eliza find they have more in common than they think. But their families – and society – think otherwise. Eventually they will have to make a choice between doing what’s expected, and following their heart. . .

To be published as a hardcover and ebook 23rd February 2017; paperback in May 2017 by Penguin Viking

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