Song for a Lost Kingdom - Book I
Adeena Stuart is an aspiring cellist who is having a tough time winning a spot with the National Arts Centre Orchestra in Ottawa. But all that changes when her dying grandmother in Scotland finds a musical score hidden away for almost three hundred years.
In Book I of the series, Adeena discovers that this music, when played on the Duncan Cello, made for Katharine Carnegie in the 18th Century, transports her into the midst of political conflict in Scotland circa 1745.
Adeena and those around her, struggle to make sense of the creative, medical and historical implications in this introductory novel that combines history and fantasy with art and science. Readers' comments
Book II - Love never surrenders
Music is not bound by time.
And Adeena Stuart is not bound by anything that will stop her from saving the man she’s fallen in love with, even though he’s been dead for almost three hundred years.
In Book II of the Song for a Lost Kingdom trilogy, her music provides the portal to to James Drummond who is fighting along side Prince Charles Edward Stuart in the 1746 Jacobite uprising. Though their cause is doomed, and James is destined to die shortly after the Battle of Culloden, Adeena’s determination never wavers.
Left behind in the present, Adeena’s friends and families are equally determined to return her to 2019 before the expanding growth in her head becomes fatal and they lose her forever.
Throughout it all, the music sweeps across those in both the past and present in this novel of history, fantasy, romance and science fiction
Song for a Lost Kingdom - Book III
Two women connected by the same musical soul. Two composers transposed across time into each other’s world by the mysterious forces of a priceless 18th Century cello.
“Suspenseful and inventive.” - Linda F.
“The tension level is incredible!” - Dianne C.
In the final instalment of the Song for a Lost Kingdom trilogy, Adeena Stuart and Katharine Carnegie search for the music that neither can complete on their own.
Finding themselves living three centuries apart and each assuming the identity of the other, Adeena and Katharine must overcome their own unique challenges, all the while hiding the truth of who they really are from those around them.
The Prequel to Song for a Lost Kingdom
In 1707 the Scottish parliament voted itself out of existence against the wishes of most of the country. Lord Drummond of Perth plans to fight the Union with England and vows his unborn son will be born a Scot and die a Scot.
Years later, Katharine Carnegie is completing a musical masterpiece and must decide which brother she will support. They are on opposing of the 1745 Jacobite uprising and she is caught in the middle, asked to inspire each side with her unfinished composition.
Meanwhile in 2003, teenage Adeena Stuart feels a mysterious inspiration guiding her musical development in ways she won't fully understand for another fifteen years...