Swan Isle by Francis C Fitzgerald
The Return of the Heir

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The thirty-fifth Governor of Swan Isle desperately needs an heir after his wife was severely crippled in a horse riding accident. He turns his attention to the lovely Roxanne. After five hopeful years, she gives birth to twin sons out of wedlock in mysterious circumstances. Sadly, Roxanne dies in childbirth and the children are brought up separately, but unknown to each other that they are brothers. A programme of radical reforms to reverse centuries of oppression is commenced by the Governor. As he wishes his first born to be heir, he changes the Isle's constitution.The twins become renowned cricketers and meet unknowingly at a cricket match thousands of miles away in a village called Sleepy Meadows. Both twins excelled in the match. The victor is sensationally charged with having unlawful carnal knowledge of the other's fiancée, Mary. Will he be convicted and incarcerated? Also unknown to them in their childhood they confronted each other whilst playing for the mystical Black and White Swans.After a series of horrific nightmares the younger of the twins attends both a psychoanalyst and a leading medium and what they reveal terrifies him. Will their predictions come to fruition? Will the brothers be re-united?
 

About Francis C Fitzgerald

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The Author is a new Author.  He completed the manuscript in 1995 whilst staying in Lincolnshire. Shortly after writing the manuscript a very close member of his family fell seriously ill and the manuscript was filed away amongst his papers and forgotten.  Two months ago,  the Author revisited the manuscript with a view to finally publishing his book.
 
Published November 24, 2008 by AuthorHouse. 172 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Romance, Horror, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense. Fiction

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