A timeless, heart-warming classic from the author of Anne of Green Gables, The Blue Castle is a delightful and witty romance that will sweep you away.Valancy Stirling is twenty-nine, unmarried, and has never been in love. Living with her overbearing mother and meddlesome aunt, she finds her only consolation in the 'forbidden' books of John Foster and her daydreams of the Blue Castle - a place where all her dreams come true and she can be who she truly wants to be. Shortly after her birthday Valancy receives some news about her health that makes her decide to throw caution to the wind and make a fresh start. Rebelling against her family, she soon discovers a surprising new world, full of love and adventures far beyond her most secret dreams. One of Lucy Maud Montgomery's only novels intended for an adult audience, The Blue Castle is filled with humour and romance.
L.M. Montgomery (1874-1942), born Lucy Maud Montgomery, was a Canadian author who worked as a journalist and teacher before embarking on a successful writing career. She's best known for a series of novels centering a red-haired orphan called Anne Shirley. The first book titled Anne of Green Gables was published in 1908 and was a critical and commercial success. It was followed by the sequel Anne of Avonlea (1909) solidifying Montgomery's place as a prominent literary fixture.