A Wealthy Widow
The Hellfire Mystery
Author: Anne Herries
Elegant, beautiful and inordinately rich, Lady Arabella Marshall is used to fending off fortune-hunters'
unwanted flattery--but now such attentions have become deadly!
Lady Arabella is quite alone in the world, so she turns to the aloof and enigmatic Charles Hunter for
protection. She instinctively trusts this quietly handsome gentleman. But, for safety's sake, Arabella
cannot let her heart rule her head....
Anne is the daughter of a schoolteacher and a ladies hairdresser who, after leaving high school at 15,
worked in her father’s shop until she married. She ran her own hairdressing salon for a while, then gave it
up to write and help her husband run his antique business.Her first success came in 1979 when, writing
as Lynn Granville, she was accepted by Robert Hale. Success with Mills & Boon came soon after and
Devil’s Kin was published in 1981. Anne wrote 12 books for Mills & Boon before trying her hand at
mainstream fiction. She has now written several books under her own name of Linda Sole and other
pseudonyms. However, Mills & Boon remains one of her favorite publishers because of the friendly family
atmosphere. She decided to write for them again while continuing her other work it’s a busy life, but
fulfilling!Writing has always been a pleasure and is a dream come true for Anne. However, she is happily
married and enjoys many other things in the company of her husband. Her main interests apart from
writing are watching good films and reading other authors; also walking in the sun and swimming
mostly in Spain because it’s warmer.Her main love, apart from her husband and writing, is for animals
and birds. She loves feeding the squirrels that come regularly to her garden, as well as many varieties of
birds and even foxes during the recent bad weather.Anne says happiness comes from enjoying the
good things around us.