Artists and Spies is the story of Charlotte Le Juge du Coudray, stepdaughter of acclaimed 18th century Catalan artist Hyacinthe Rigaud. The tale imagines the life of former nun, Charlotte, a woman who discovers the family secret she was never supposed to know. She is changed forever by that knowledge, and works hard to become a female artist in a man’s world. With her household of trusted servants, she has a challenging quest for true recognition of her talents. But when a member of her staff engages in covert activity, she cannot know what dangerous repercussions there could be for them all.
My debut novel, available on Amazon as an ebook or paperback. Published in Jun2020.