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Jessica Blair Books:-

The Red Shawl
A Distant Harbour
Storm Bay
The Restless Spirit
The Other Side of
The River

The Seaweed Gatherers
Portrait of Charlotte
The Locket
The Long Way Home
The Restless Heart
Time and Tide
Echoes of the Past
Secrets of the Sea
Yesterdays Dreams
Reach For Tomorrow
Dangerous Shores
Wings of Sorrow
Stay With Me
Sealed Secrets
Secrets of a Whitby Girl
*The Road Beneath Me
In the Silence of the Snow
A Tapestry of Dreams
Just One More Day


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Reach For Tomorrow

reach for tomorrowThe year is 1891, Marie Newton is the daughter of a famous painter, Arthur Newton, and she has inherited much of her father's skill. Luckily her father is happy to encourage his daughter's talent, agreeing that she may attend a prestigious art school in Paris. Accompanying her on her journey is her best-friend, Lucy, a young widow.

The girls find themselves entranced by Paris and each finds a sweetheart though this does not bring happiness for Lucy, In order to help Lucy recover, Arthur proposes that the girls join him and his wife on a visit to America to visit relatives. But Arthur's past is about to catch up with him...

 

The year is 1891. Marie Newton is the daughter of a famous painter, Arthur Newton, and she has inherited much of her father's skill. Luckily, her father is happy to encourage his daughter's talent, agreeing that she may attend a prestigious art school in Paris. Accompanying her on her journey is her best-friend, Lucy, a young widow. The girls find themselves entranced by Paris and each finds a sweetheart, though this does not bring happiness for Lucy. In order to help Lucy recover, Arthur proposes that the girls join him and his wife on a visit to America to visit relatives. But, Arthur's past is about to catch up with him...Edward Clayton is determined to find his real father from whom he has inherited his talent as an artist. His, widowed mother, Colette, is apprehensive about his quest as Arthur Newton, her former lover, is married with a daughter and people could be hurt by the revelations. Edward is, however, determined, following the clues from Whitby to Paris to America where he has to face a tragedy that has left a shattered family.

Published in Hardback 28th September 2006

A Distant Harbour - Portrait of Charlotte - Storm Bay - The Locket
The Long Way Home - The Other Side of The River - The Restless Spirit - The Red Shawl - Yesterdays Dreams blog

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