Bio: Frances Burke lives with her husband in a leafy area of Sydney, but loves to travel to exotic settings for her novels. She has explored the Forbidden City of Peking, walked on the highest peaks and glaciers of Alaska, and ridden camels in the desert footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia.She has worked as an editor of manuscripts, and presented writers' workshops at conferences. Her heroines have courage and passion; her heroes are mysterious risk takers. Love and danger intermingle as they travel beyond the boundaries of polite society and find adventure in foreign lands.
Peking, 1900, and a dragon wind of rebellion rages across China, bringing death and destruction to the hated foreign devils. Lea Stafford, a fledgling overseas correspondent, survives a massacre at a mission station only to be trapped by Boxers in the British Legation, along with Michael Attwood, a mysterious adventurer. Finding love almost too late, they must face the screaming hordes attacking the walls of the Tartar City. Historical Romantic Adventure by Frances Burke; originally published by... more info>>
Lea Attwood, foreign correspondent, is again plunged into adventure during WWI in Arabia, where she is seeking news of her husband Michael, a British undercover agent. In Cairo's melting pot of spies and allied troops, she encounters deception and a deadly enemy who will use her to trap her husband and leave her to die in the terrible heat of the desert. Historical Romantic Adventure by Frances Burke; originally published by Robert Hale Ltd. [UK]