Worse than peeling an onion, one look at Katherine and that girl’s face, and his eyes were stinging like hell.

Lies of Gold)
by Jan Selbourne (Wildfire Publications Monthly Magazine Author of the Month)

Their love affair ended in anger and painful consequences. Lady Katherine Ashford has guarded a secret through years of abuse. Fighting wars and hard living has numbed Julian Ashford. Then fate steps in. A traitor is smuggling gold across the Channel to Napoleon Bonaparte and Julian is ordered back to Halton Hall and Katherine. It’s her secret and the increasing danger that rekindle the love they once shared, then a murder reveals the shocking truth of the gold smuggling. However, nothing could prepare them for the devastating betrayal when they finally face the mastermind behind this sordid operation.

ISBN 978-1-945146-26-8 • 6 x p .5 paperback • 344 pgs • $21.95



Jan Selbourne
was born and educated in Melbourne, Australia.  Her love of literature and history began as soon as she could read and hold a pen.  After graduating from a Melbourne business college, her career moved into the dusty world of ledgers and accounting, working in Victoria, Queensland, and the United Kingdom. At the point of retiring she changed course to work as secretary of a large New South Wales historical society.  Now retired. Jan is enjoying her love of traveling and writing. She has two children, a stray live-in cat and lives near Maitland, New South Wales. She has been selected as Wildfire Publications Monthly Magazine Author of the Month!