This means I get to read Frenchman's Creek by Daphne du Maurier by July 1.
What an absolute treat I have in store.
Here's the Amazon blurb:
Jaded by the numbing politeness of Restoration London, Lady Dona St. Columb revolts against high society. She rides into the countryside, guided only by her restlessness and her longing to escape. But when chance leads her to meet a French pirate, hidden within Cornwall's shadowy forests, Dona discovers that her passions and thirst for adventure have never been more aroused. Together, they embark upon a quest rife with danger and glory, one which bestows upon Dona the ultimate choice: sacrifice her lover to certain death or risk her own life to save him. Frenchman's Creek is the breathtaking story of a woman searching for love and adventure who embraces the dangerous life of a fugitive on the seas.I read a lot of du Maurier's novels in my teenage years, but somehow never read this one. Sometimes it's good to hold out on finishing up on an author so that you can have a treat later on!