The Twain Shall Meet
The Keeper's Journal
Forbidden love and dark
secrets haunt two Irish families hacking out a new life in 19th-century America.
When Molly Larkin's father discovers her affair with lighthouse keeper Colm
Sullivan, his reaction pitches her into madness. Yet the legacy forges a bond of
blood that will endure for generations...
Book #1: The Advent >
Fate continues to entangle
the Larkin and Sullivan families amidst madness, murder and obsessive love. Colm
and Molly's grandson Jean-Claude Sullivan finds his life driven by greed and
perversely tainted pleasures. Beloved family chef Claude Mondoux watches
helplessly as Colm slowly loses his mind in ghostly visions of Molly, while
Colleen Larkin seeks love in the arms of another man with deadly consequences...
Book #2: Quixotic Crossings >
An innocent meeting as children
sparks a fateful yet perilous liaison between Shannon Larkin and Mike Sullivan.
Will their romance follow the same tragic path forged by their mutual ancestors
Colm and Molly?
Book #3: The Twain Shall Meet >
George Sullivan reunites with
his long-lost love Susan O'Reilly. Their daughter Carly enters into an unholy
alliance to secure her position as Liam Larkin's wife. As secrets unfold and
more madness takes root, Carly plots a twisted scheme to exact revenge on the
Book #4: Enthrallment >
Shannon Larkin is forced to
confront demons from her past, while her daughter Angie discovers Colm
Sullivan's journal in the old lighthouse keeper's cottage. The diary sheds light
on the history between the Larkin and Sullivan families, but may be too late to
stop the sisters of Mike Sullivan from wreaking vengeance on the Larkin family
for sins and tragedies of the past...
Book #5: The Keeper's Journal >
Shannon's son Jamie Page begins
to understand his lifelong yearnings but fears his family will never accept
them. His first love affair with a nefarious character nearly costs his life,
but brings to light his hidden desires. Happiness continues to elude the family,
as if a dark shadow of evil has settled over the family estate.
Book #6: Hearts Desires >
Shannon Larkin and Scott Page
are happy in their long marriage, but a tragic loss forces her to delve into the
past in order to face ugly truths about her husband. Devastated, she retreats
into her own solitary world. A stranger brings her out of self-imposed exile and
shows her the beauty of unconditional love exists after all.
Book #7: The Twilight >
Megan Larkin falls for dashing
Boston attorney Luke Castaneda, a newcomer to Larkin City. Locals try to warn
Luke about Megan's family, their history of madness and tragedy, but he is
determined to make her his wife. Other elements are at work to ensure the union
never takes place, bringing another veil of evil over the Larkin's and their
self-named city in the guise of a serial killer. Megan is forced to discover the
truth and to set herself free from a legacy of family secrets and obsessions.
Book #8: Megan's Legacy >
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