A new Regency tales adventure.
Set in Constantinople in 1811, SCANDALOUS LADY is the story of a top ranking, ice-cold diplomat who encounters a fiery, rebellious artist and thereafter, nothing goes to plan - for either of them!
Published by Endeavour Press
Experience the city together with Olivia as she discovers the exotic mix of past and present, east and west in Constantinople, the " city of the world's desire ".
Dusk on the Golden Horn, 1845 - Ivan Aivazovsky
The Ciragan Palace, summer residence of the Sultan and his court.
A narghile, a water pipe. In the coffeehouse she visits, Olivia takes only one puff but Lady Hester Stanhope is constantly smoking hers.
Turkish Café -Picture by Amadeo Preziosi
The bewildering variety of food [picture by TooIstanbul]
and of costume....
[Picture courtesy of world4eu]
The splendid goods such as carpets
Transport - on land
-and on water
[Transport pictures by Giovanni Brindisi, 1845]