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Perfect for fans of the Bridgerton series by Julia Quinn. Jacqueline Vaizey receives an invitation to the island of Sansegovia, where her recently passed father worked as a doctor. Her hostess Senora Cortina happens to have a charming, imposing grandson Dominic Errol, who clearly takes a liking to Jacqueline. If only he was not betrothed to the Spanish Carlotta Consuella – surely it’s best for Jacqueline to simply forget about him? The gripping love story from the 20th century was written by Barbara Rowan, a pseudonym of the prolific romance writer Ida Pollock. A must-read for fans of literary romance and surprising twists of fate. Barbara Rowan is a pseudonym of Ida Pollock (1908 – 2013), a highly successful British writer of over 125 romance novels translated into numerous languages and published across the world. Ida Pollock has sold millions of copies over her 90-year career. Pollock began writing when she was 10 years old. Ida has travelled widely, living in several different countries. She continues to be popular amongst both her devoted fan base and new readers alike. Pollock has been referred to as the "world's oldest novelist" who was still active at 105 and continued writing until her death. On the occasion of her 105th birthday, Pollock was appointed honorary vice-president of the Romantic Novelists' Association, having been one of its founding members. Ida Pollock wrote in a wide variety of pseudonyms: Joan M. Allen, Susan Barrie, Pamela Kent, Averil Ives, Anita Charles, Barbara Rowan, Jane Beaufort, Rose Burghley, Mary Whistler and Marguerite Bell.