The Silk Weaver’s Wife: A beautiful and captivating story of love, betrayal and courage. It was published in July 2017 and is available from Amazon, Kobo, iBookstore, Barnes & Noble and can be ordered from Waterstones
‘I adored watching the past and present come together throughout the storyline. I absolutely LOVED this book! Debbie Rix has blown me away with her enchanting and flawless writing style. One memorable and alluring novel. I cannot recommend this book enough, you must read this one!’ The Writing Garnet Blog, 5 stars
1704 Anastasia is desperate to escape her controlling and volatile father and plans to marry in secret. But instead of the life she has dreamed of, she finds herself trapped in Venice, the unwilling wife of a silk weaver. Despite her circumstances, Anastasia is determined to change her fate . . .
2017 Millie wants more from her relationship and more from her life. So when her boss Max abruptly ends their affair, she takes the opportunity to write a feature in Italy. Intrigued by the portrait of a mysterious woman, Millie is compelled to uncover her identity, and discovers an incredible story, threaded through generations of silk weavers. And finds herself falling unexpectedly in love . . .
‘This is a stunning book. So amazingly researched …A beautifully written story with wonderful characters - fictional interwoven with real historical people. I shall be looking at Debbie Rix's previous books to read based on this book.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars
‘Debbie Rix skilfully weaves the stories of two remarkable women, separated by three centuries, into an enthralling whole. Italy wraps its arms around you and folds you in a warm embrace… totally absorbed from beginning to end.’ Sharon Maas