SynopsisApart from the weather it was a routine voyage for the MV Lycomedes, ploughing up the North Sea on a blisteringly windy winter’s day. True, Second Officer Fuller thought he’d seen a blip on the radar screen but when he looked himself through the binoculars, there was nothing there.
It was the Master who finally spotted it, veering like a sheer cliff out of the boiling foam – a great steel pyramid, less than 200 feet away. When the collision came, ripping a jagged gash in the ship’s bowels, the wounded Lycomedes had only 14 minutes left afloat. And 53 men began the grim struggle to survive.
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Fairfield Hall - Margaret Dickinson
When Annabel Constantine is courted by James Lyndon, the Earl of Fairfield, she believes herself truly loved, and accepts his offer of marriage. It is only when she arrives at Fairfield Hall that she realises the part her scheming father has played - the birth of her son should secure the future of the Fairfield Estate. But others also lay claim to the inheritance and a vicous feud is ignited...