When David Fernley, a farmhand, joins the Arctic whaling fleet in Whitby in 1780 and
marries his childhood sweetheart, their ambitions are high, but their hopes are severely
tested in the unforgiving Arctic and by the intrigue they meet as they aspire to Whitby
A brilliantly researched book about Whitby, whaling and the havoc one woman could
wreak on those touched by her ruthless ambition. Elizabeth Elgin.
A stirring story. Bolton Evening News.
This gripping saga of smuggling, whaling, love and passion kept me engrossed from
beginning to end. Yorkshire Advertiser.