SynopsisWhen Abigail Eliot accepts the job of teacher-in-charge at the village school of Linstowel, she tells herself that sheer hard work in this isolated corner of North Devon will help her to forget that ghastly accident that robbed her of her husband and son. But there is another reason for her return to Linstowel - Daniel Enys, but he has changed. He is embittered, almost violent. And Abigail cannot escape him. Not only because his sons are in her care at school, but because there is a curious bond of sympathy between them. A sympathy that flourishes in spite of village gossip in spite of Abigail's own sound common sense.
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A Love Like Blood - Marcus Sedgwick
A Love Like Blood is Marcus Sedgwick's first adult novel - intelligently chilling, it's a dark, compelling read about how a man's life can change in a moment; about where the desire for truth - and for revenge - can lead; about love and fear and hatred. And it is also about the question of blood...
In 1944, just days after the liberation of Paris, Charles Jackson sees something horrific: a man, apparently drinking the blood of a murdered woman. Terrified, he does nothing, telling himself that worse things happen in wars. Seven years later he returns to the city - and sees the same man dining in the company of a fascinating young woman. When they leave the restaurant, Charles decides to follow...