The Iceberg Trilogy is a sweeping saga across continents, lives and loves. It tells the story of three generations of irrepressible Canadian women: Rebecca Crowe, her daughter, Gene, and granddaughter, Lindsay, a woman living in Sydney, Australia, in the 1990s.
This is a series about love and longing, about mothers and daughters, strangers and lovers, brothers and sisters, the estranged and broken, and, blessedly, about the ones who heal. Each novel has a heart-in-mouth moment that defines the life of its heroine. You will never forget their stories. Get ready to soar, weep and cheer.
Two years after the sinking of the Titanic, Rebecca Crowe’s fascination with icebergs leads her to save a shipwreck survivor, Samuel Dalton. Love sparks in the crystal cave of an iceberg but is thwarted by an unreasonable father and the Great War that drags Samuel and his brother, Matthew, to the Western Front as medical officers. Knowing Rebecca is home safe in Newfoundland brings Samuel great comfort. But as the war moves towards its final harrowing days they both discover tragedy and terror can strike anywhere, setting their love on an unforeseen path. And only when they can fully come to terms with such overwhelming loss, can they truly love again.
In 1951, in the summer of her eighteenth year, Gene Dalton embarks on a northern odyssey with her eldest brother, Jonathan. Under the northern lights they travel as part of a medical expedition to remote Cree settlements in the Canadian wilderness. There, she meets unflappable Sonny Marlow, a young pilot not long returned from Europe where he served as part of the Allied forces in the Berlin Airlift operation. Drawn together by love but kept apart by fear, theirs is a tumultuous relationship that is as unpredictable as the woman Gene becomes.
In remote British Columbia, in the mid-1990s, a mysterious woman begins letting go of the only person central to her life for eighteen years. On the other side of the continent, Rebecca, an elderly woman, remembers secrets hidden from her family for decades. Meanwhile, halfway around the world in Sydney Australia, Rebecca’s granddaughter, on the eve of her thirty-third birthday, realises she is still haunted by events that happened during her teenage years. Eluded by happiness, following a string of disastrous relationships, Lindsay dives into a quest to understand herself and discover the missing pieces of her life.