A dying fathers statement takes Lucy on a quest of discovery to the Yorkshire
coast and the alum works at Ravenscar in 1802. In uncovering the past she meets formidable
opposition, but she is determined to overcome that just as she is as determined to win the
man she loves.
... almost impossible to put down. Early 19th century gritty stuff, full of
incident and drama The Bookseller
... has a devoted following of fans with his novels set on the North-east coast
and they wont be disappointed with this one. Middlesbrough Evening Gazette.
a powerful saga, packed from cover to
cover with one emotional twist after another
you are caught up in a
world of intrigue, rivalry and heated family disputes which make the
blood run cold and the heart step up a pace
Lucy Mitchell's father tells her that "the de Northbys owe you". Her mother
dismisses his words as the confusion of a dying man, but Lucy is determined to undertake
some investigations of her own. Lucy and her sister Alice find employment as seaweed
gatherers in Ravenscar, where she meets Mark Cossart, a handsome army officer. Lucy and
Mark have eyes only for each other, much to the chagrin of Zilpha de Northby, who
considers Mark her exclusive property. It appears that whilst the sisters are attempting
to unravel a mystery of the past, a new dispute may be developing in the present...