The Lynmara Legacy Author:Catherine Gaskin She had had two great passions in her life. One had been for one man only, and the other for this house. The house still remained, and with it a part of England. So long as she could fight to prevent it, she'd be damned if she'd see it...taken from her. — From the day she turned sixteen and discovered the secret of her mother's past, Ricole Raina... more »rd's life was to be inextricably tied to a country and a house. The country was England. The house was Lynmara.
Almost against her own will life seems to draw Nicole there: from her poverty in Bedford-Stuyvesant in the thirties, to an education in Paris, through the glamour and excitement of London society before the war. A return to America to marry the one man she discovers she cannot live without.
Yet it is her inesccapable love for this man that finally brings Nicole back to serve England during the war years and ultimately to claim the heritage that was always hers.
Once again, Catherine Gaskin has written a wonderfully rewarding novel - a fine romantic family saga chronicling the bonds between one of England's greatest homes and the several generations whose lives it controlled.« less