Renny's DaughterBook - 2010
First published in 1951, in Rennys Daughter , Adeline Whiteoak is voyaging overseas. It is now 1948, and she travels with her Uncle Finch and cousin Maurice to Ireland and then London. On the ship she meets a charming Irishman and falls in love. However, when scandal breaks, she embodies her namesake and refuses to give him up. Meanwhile, back home, Jalnas peace and beauty is threatened by a neighbours speculative designs. This is book 14 of 16 in The Whiteoak Chronicles . It is followed by Variable Winds at Jalna .