For Rowan, escape from an institution leads to the Bohemian world of artists and actors in the Bristol of the 1800s. Her saviour is Daniel, who loves her passionately. But she has glimpsed another world across the river which divides the city, the world of handsome, aloof James Mitchell. Her desires approach fruition when she becomes governess to Mitchell's niece. Meanwhile, when Daniel returns from London, prosperous and demanding, he cannot believe that Rowan will still reject him. After a daring robbery at a masked ball and a dramatic incident at the Avon Gorge, Rowan's future is decided...
Used availability for Jean Saunders's The Whispering Dark
January 1976 : UK Hardback
July 1995 : UK Paperback