Fortuna: The Coupling
In the tradition of Hammer Horror Gothic romance...
'Fortuna: The Coupling' is a supernatural suspense in which Lily Ward wakes up and enters the pages of a Gothic romance of nightmare proportions.
'May fortune be thy misery, love be thy madness, and sleep be thy nightmare!'
On May Day 2013, a car crashes in a violent storm, and a young woman wakes up in Mortshire Infirmary, her memory locked shut. She is told that her name is Lily Ward and that she is engaged to be married to the charismatic and enigmatic Lord Edward Saxton, heir to the Saxton legacy. Transported to the vast and isolated fortress of Saxton Manor on the Saxton Estate at the heart of Mortshire, she is confined and captivated by the controlling mind and consuming passion of her Saxton keeper. In a race against time, Lily Ward must unravel the dark legacy of misery, madness and nightmare inherited by Lord Saxton in order to find the key to unlock her memory and to discover the truth of who she really is before she becomes the next tragic 'Saxton Bride'.
And the truth of who she really is will take her back to the horror of May Day 1613.
This story is cross-genre: including elements of romance, fantasy, supernatural, horror, and fairy tale. It is vintage in style.