The Portrait of Isabella Simmons
Fleeing from her Connemara home at the age of sixteen, Johanna Cahill leaves a trail of bodies in her wake. Believing she has escaped the past, the discovery of Francesco Romano, an Italian artist, suddenly puts everything she has worked for into jeopardy, forcing her to take action, complicating her web of deceit. Now with the authorities alerted, can Johanna restore her plan and avoid capture?
"This thriller enthrals the reader from beginning to end as the characters' individual histories begin to unfold, with a mysterious backdrop that amplifies interest and arouses much curiosity"
"I thoroughly like Johanna Cahill, a strong and calculating woman who lets nothing stand in her way"
"This book is ultimately the story of the depth of a mother's love for her son and how far a mother will go to protect her child"