Archive for November, 2010

Jessica Blair – 10th December 2010

Thursday, November 25th, 2010 Posted in Books | Comments Off on Jessica Blair – 10th December 2010

[caption id="attachment_711" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="New covers for the first six Jessica Blair novels to be reissued on 10th December 2010"][/caption]

Jessica Blair – paperbacks

Thursday, November 25th, 2010 Posted in Books | Comments Off on Jessica Blair – paperbacks

There has been a change of date for the re-issue of  the paperbacks of Jessica Blair's first six novels. THE RED SHAWL A DISTANT HARBOUR STORM BAY THE RESTLESS SPIRIT THE OTHER SIDE OF THE RIVER THE SEAWEED GATHERERS will now appear in their new covers on ...

Jessica Blair – The Seaweed Gatherers

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010 Posted in Books | Comments Off on Jessica Blair – The Seaweed Gatherers

Published on 10th December 2010 in paperback by Piatkus an imprint of the Little, Brown Book Group 1802 "the de Northbys owe you'  The dying words of Lucy Mitchell's father make her determined to find out who they are and why her father ...

Jessica Blair – The Other Side Of The River

Saturday, November 20th, 2010 Posted in Books | Comments Off on Jessica Blair – The Other Side Of The River

Published in paperback on 10th December 2010 by Piatkus, an   imprint of the Little, Brown Book Group. From a well-to-do family, Genetta Turner's circumstances change when she defies her father. Amidst poverty she finds love but can that survive her burning ambition to ...

Jessica Blair – The Restless Spirit

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 Posted in Books | Comments Off on Jessica Blair – The Restless Spirit

Will a  rift between two families ever be solved? Against the turbulent background of Fighter and Bomber Command, and the dangers of  occupied France, lives and loves are tested to their upmost. THE RESTLESS SPIRIT is published in paperback on 10th ...

Susan Hill – The Small Hand

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010 Posted in Books, BOOKS FROM MY BOOKSHELVES | Comments Off on Susan Hill – The Small Hand

A new book on my bookshelves - THE SMALL HAND by a favourite author of mine -- Susan Hill. I have just finished reading this which is subtitled A Ghost Story.   Susan Hill, as is evident not only from this one ...

Jessica Blair – Storm Bay

Sunday, November 14th, 2010 Posted in Books, Jessica Blair Country | Comments Off on Jessica Blair – Storm Bay

STORM BAY reissued in paperback on  10th December 2010 by Piatkus an imprint of Little Brown Book Group. A ruthless gang of smugglers operate out of Robin Hood's Bay; pedlars working their trade across the wild Yorkshire Moors go missing. Emma ...

Jessica Blair – The Red Shawl

Saturday, November 6th, 2010 Posted in Books | Comments Off on Jessica Blair – The Red Shawl

[caption id="attachment_667" align="alignleft" width="180" caption="Cover for the re-issued paperback published 2 December 2010 by Piatkus an imprint of the Little Brown Book Group"][/caption] A riveting story of Whitby's nineteenth-century whaleships, the men who braved the perils of the Arctic and the ...

Jessica Blair – A Distant Harbour

Friday, November 5th, 2010 Posted in Books | Comments Off on Jessica Blair – A Distant Harbour

[caption id="attachment_663" align="alignleft" width="180" caption="The cover for the paperback reissued on 2nd December 2010 published by Piatkus an imprint of the Little, Brown Book Group"][/caption] A stirring story of seafaring menand the women with the courage to love them. Set in Whitby, ...

RNA Meeting

Thursday, November 4th, 2010 Posted in Books | 2 Comments »

4.30pm Just back from an RNA meeting  -  the monthly meeting of the Northern branch of the Romantic Novelists' Association.  Informal, we nattered over lunch and then had a talk about the Gothic Novel by one of our members, Ruth ...