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short-listed for the Romantic Novel of the Year 2014

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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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The Seaweed Gatherers

The Seaweed Gatherers

 

A dying father’s 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 won’t 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’
Yorkshire Life

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...

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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