The Toll of the Sea

The Toll of the Sea

eBook - 2013
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A terrific storm on a night in the mid-1850s brings tragedy to Adamslee, an impoverished village on the south west coast of England. The Paloma, a ship bringing the 38th Regiment of Foot back home from the Crimea, runs aground with the loss of 412 lives of soldiers, their wives and children. There is one survivor, the mysterious and handsome Joby Lancer. And in the ensuing months Lancer's life becomes entangled with the lives of some local villagers, including a village girl, a farmer's wife, the leader of the local smugglers, and highwayman Buckingham Joe. An insightful story of the powerful alliances formed in difficult circumstances this tale is one of loving and losing, mayhem, murder and hangings.
Publisher: London : Robert Hale, 2013.
ISBN: 9781306071475
130607147X
9780719811104
0719811104
9780719811128
0719811120
Branch Call Number: Internet Access
Characteristics: 1 online resource.

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