Living in the time she did this star suffered the male chauvinism of the 19th century meaning life was not always how she wanted it to be. The lady, who married a number of times, led an exciting and interesting life. One where she mingled with the highest of society.

 This will not be so much a biography but more an interpretation on how I see this remarkable lady enjoying her many years of performing and stardom.


Lizzie faces challenges she has never had before, proving that she is stronger than the outward appearance portrayed by her gentile manner and upbringing; showing the world that she is every bit a lady.


Mary, on the other hand, finds herself in the predicament of having to choose a new way of life; one she has no experience or knowledge off. But, she too proves to be a strong character as she takes  up the challenges offered her; and winning against all odds.


Both young women learn to grow up fast. Going from innocent carefree young girls into ladies of some standing within polite society. And along the way both meet and fall in love with the men who will change their individual lives forever.

The Greatest Diva

(A working title)

This is a new story to be released in 2019

Historical novel based on the life of an opera singer from the Welsh Valleys!


THE GREATEST DIVA