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  • Hodder & Stoughton

Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Sagas

A captivating tale of Scottish lighthouse keepers and their families, from the bestselling author of Rhanna

It is December 1922, and the keepers of the Kinvara Light, an impressive lighthouse just off the rugged west coast of Scotland, are home for Christmas after three bleak months away from their families. Robert Sutherland, deputy head keeper, finds little comfort at home: his wife Hannah is embittered by her isolation, by the tragedy of her infant son's cerebral palsy and by her husband's long absences. Rob find solace in the arms of Morna Jean Sommero, whose warmth and love compensate for his sterile marriage.

Christine Marion Fraser has created a vivid Scottish village and peopled it with memorable characters. The spirited and engaging folk of Kinvara, whose fates are shaped by the harsh landscape and the rugged coast on which they live, will move, entrance, and linger in the memory.

'Christine Marion Fraser writes characters so real they almost leap out of the page...you would swear she must have grown up with them' Sun

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Praise for Kinvara

  • Full-blooded romance, a strong, authentic setting - Scotsman

  • An author who has won a huge audience for her warm, absorbing tales of ordinary folk - Annabel

  • Christine Marion Fraser writes characters so real they almost leap out of the pages . . . you would swear she must have grown up with them - Sun

  • Praise for Christine Marion Fraser:

  • 'Christine Marion Fraser weaves an intriguing story in which the characters are alive against a spellbinding background' - Yorkshire Herald

  • Fraser writes with a great depth of feeling and has the knack of making her characters come alive. She paints beautiful pictures of the countryside and their changing seasons - Aberdeen Express

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