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A Captivating Sequel, ‘In the Shadows,’ Unveils an Epic Tale of Love, Deception, and Courage

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A Captivating Sequel, ‘In the Shadows,’ Unveils an Epic Tale of Love, Deception, and Courage

Acclaimed author Joyce Consolino Gatta is set to captivate readers with the highly anticipated sequel to the bestselling novel, ‘In Hugger Mugger.’ ‘In the Shadows’ is one of the best historical fiction books that delve into the lives of two extraordinary women – Countess Mary Sidney and the resilient commoner Sarah Burton.

In a world constrained by societal norms and gender expectations, Countess Mary Sidney, a woman of profound intellect, struggles with the limitations imposed on her career goals.

Her exceptional poetry, initially published anonymously, becomes a sensation and is later attributed to a different name. As Mary deals with the challenges of her daughter's destiny, she plans to take risks and defy King James's orders, leading to a riveting tale of deception and defiance.

Lady Anne Herbert, now assuming the identity of commoner Anne Herbert, marries the minister Francis Higginson. Their journey takes an unexpected turn as they flee to Salem Plantation in the colonies to escape persecution for Higginson's outspoken Puritan beliefs. The struggle for autonomy, love, and survival unfolds against the backdrop of a rapidly changing world.

Meanwhile, Sarah Burton, a knowledgeable healer scarred by a traumatic past, finds solace in the arms of the enigmatic Lord Robert Dudley. Faced with societal scrutiny, they embark on a perilous journey to the New World, seeking refuge in Plymouth Plantation. What would be the fate of these two courageous women?

‘In the Shadows’ by Joyce Consolino Gatta is a story of historical intrigue, forbidden love, and the unyielding spirit of its protagonists. The author skillfully blends fact with fiction, delivering a spellbinding narrative that will transport readers to a bygone era.

Joyce Gatta invites readers to join the journey of Countess Mary Sidney, Lady Anne Herbert, and Sarah Burton as they navigate a world determined to confine them. As the pages turn, a story of resilience, love, and the pursuit of freedom unfolds.

Don't miss the chance to experience this literary masterpiece. ‘In the Shadows’ by Joyce Consolino Gatta is coming soon near your bookstores and Amazon, so don’t forget to pre-order your book today!

About the Author:

Joyce Consolino Gatta is a retired English teacher and college professor. She earned a B.A. degree from Boston University, an M. Ed. degree from Northeastern University, and an M. Ed degree in Special Education from Lesley University. She lives in Hudson, Massachusetts. Her first novel In Hugger Mugger Dark Secrets and Forbidden Love in Renaissance England, was printed in 2020 and reprinted in 2023. She has also written a work of fiction The Dance (2023).

Book Name: In the Shadows: How an English noble lady and a commoner Outwitted the Puritans
Author Name: Joyce Consolino Gatta
ISBN Number: 978-1917095129
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