Author Chris Smetana’s new book “Surya, My Sun Miranda, My Love” is a riveting romantic drama set in the mysterious and exotic jungles of early nineteenth-century India

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Recent release “Surya, My Sun Miranda, My Love” from Page Publishing author Chris Smetana is a spellbinding work of historical fiction introducing Miranda Markham, a beautiful English noblewoman kidnapped and forced to wed an Indian prince. What follows is a breathtaking tale of passion and despair, treachery and salvation that keeps the pages turning until its stunning conclusion.

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Chris Smetana is an aerospace engineer who worked in a number of businesses at General Electric before changing careers and becoming a very successful money manager who now provides pro bono instruction to individuals, small businesses, and non-profits while enjoying her retirement with her husband, Bob, and their two rescue cats. She has published her new book “Surya, My Sun Miranda, My Love”: a gripping and potent romance that takes the reader on a thrilling adventure from the heart of colonial India to the far-flung reaches of the British Empire.

It is the monsoon season of the year 1801 in Bhind, India. Margaret Harcourte senses the weather is worsening and decides to leave, taking her young infant son with her and traveling back to England, to safety. Her husband, Michael Harcourte, Earl of Lynshire, is on an archaeological dig far away for the next several months and will find out when he returns of her decision. What comes next is heart-wrenching.

Over twenty years later, back in England, a fair-haired and beautiful young heiress, Miranda Markham, is kidnapped and brought by ship to India, where she is forced to marry an Indian prince. What unravels following her escape to Australia and then return to England is one of the greatest historical romance stories of the eighteenth century.

Published by Page Publishing, Chris Smetana’s engrossing book is an epic and evocative love story sure to delight any historical romance reader.

Readers who wish to experience this engaging work can purchase “Surya, My Sun Miranda, My Love” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

About Page Publishing:

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