Romance & Sagas
SynopsisWhen Lydia celebrates her coming of age, the whole of her Exmoor village celebrated with her. Two men attract her interest that night: handsome, ambitious Gus Pascoe, who covets the land her father farmed; and Wesley Peters, brought up as a strict Methodist, whose seemingly upright religious family hides a terrible secret. Wesley wants only to protect and cherish Lydia, but when his sister becomes the scandal of the neighbourhood and is forced to marry Lydia's brother, Alan, a bitterness grows up between the two families which threatens to keep Lydia and Wesley apart forever. In despair Lydia flees to Bristol, where at last she can free herself from the tragedy and heartbreak of her past life.
Audiobook of the Month
The Last Kings of Sark - Rosa Rankin-Gee
The Last Kings of Sark is the stunning debut novel from promising young writer Rosa Rankin-Gee who was the 2011 Paris Literary prize-winner.
Jude is 21 when she flies to the island of Sark to tutor rich local boy Pip for the summer. Pip is awkward and his mother is unsettling, but at least there's Sofi, the family's holiday cook. When Pip's father goes away on holiday, science lessons are discarded and summer really begins. Soon something surprising brings the three together, but those strange, golden weeks cannot last forever.