<b>An “emotion-packed” <i>New York Times</i>–bestselling saga by the author of <i>Cashelmara</i>, set on a Welsh family estate in the early twentieth century (<i>San Francisco Chronicle</i>).</b><br /> Tucked in the hills of South Wales is Oxmoon, the ancestral estate of the Godwin family. In the summers before 1914, music streams through the family home as the Godwins, at the height of their prosperity, dance in the ballroom with their guests. But despite the remarkable talents of heir-apparent Robert Godwin, the fates have a rough, tough ride planned for him and those he loves. Fortunes shift during two world wars, disastrous love affairs leave the family battered, and finally jealousy threatens to destroy Oxmoon and all it symbolizes. Based on a true story that has been updated to modern times, <i>The Wheel of Fortune</i> is a timeless tale of love, hatred, revenge, redemption, and forgiveness. <i>This ebook features an illustrated biography of Susan Howatch including rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the author’s personal collection.</i><br /> “The most marvelous book imaginable.” —<i>Chicago Sun-Times</i><br /> “A mesmerizing storyteller.” —<i>The Daily Telegraph</i><br /> Susan Howatch (b. 1940) is a British novelist who has penned bestselling mysteries, family sagas, and other novels. Howatch was born in Surrey, England. She began writing as a teen and published her first book when she moved to the United States in 1964. Howatch found global success first with her five sagas and then with her novels about the Church of England in the twentieth century. She has now returned to live in Surrey.