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The Light Within Us

Charlotte Betts

Category: RomanceDrama

1891. Deserted by her husband, artist Edith Fairchild and her friends create a thriving artists’ community at Spindrift House in Cornwall. But despite their dreams of an idyllic way of life, all is not perfect within their tight-knit community. The weight of their secrets threaten to tear apart their paradise forever…

1891. Talented artist Edith Fairchild is inspired by the sea and the glorious Cornish light when she and her charismatic husband move to Spindrift House near Port Isaac. But then her happiness turns to heartbreak. Distraught, Edith turns to a friend for comfort and, after a bitterly-regretted moment of madness, she finds herself pregnant with his child.

Too ashamed to reveal her secret, Edith devotes herself to making a living from her art. Joined by her friends, Clarissa, Dora and Pascal, together they turn Spindrift House into a thriving artists’ community. But despite all their dreams of an idyllic way of life, it soon becomes clear that all is far from perfect within their tight-knit community. The weight of their secrets could threaten to tear apart their paradise forever…

The Light Within Us, from award-winning author Charlotte Betts, is the first book of the Spindrift Trilogy.