Anne lives in Devon by her beloved sea and near to her family.Her restless spirit has meant a number of moves. the longest stay being the fourteen years spent in Guernsey after falling in love with this magical island. She contrived to leave a son behind to ensure a valid reason for returns. Another son is based in London - ideal for city breaks. By profession a psychotherapist, Anne has now retired to focus on writing novels. To date there are seven published in The Guernsey Novels series.Three - Dangerous Waters, Echoes of Time and The Inheritance have won awards.
Jeanne sees her grandmother's cottage for the first time in 15 years and memories start crowding in from the past. There had been many happy times spent there as a child, with her grandparents and parents, but those times were now overshadowed by what happened 15 years ago. . .
The Guernsey Novels by Anne Allen - Boxset 1
Looking at it, Jeanne felt the house was watching her – and waiting. But for what? She shivered. In her heart she knew that by rights this shouldn’t be her cottage. It should have been her father’s and perhaps ultimately hers, but many years from now. That would have been the natural order of things, but in her family that natural order had been destroyed fifteen years ago.