Book List in Order:28 titles

  • As a young widow with futures to secure for her two daughters, Glenda McKinley is torn between remaining at her beloved estate Pinmuir in the Scottish Highlands, or following the plans her deceased husband made to join his brother in America. Though ...


  • At the age of eighteen, Alice Ware is pretty, charming and impetuous. Back home in Yorkshire at the start of a new century, she is determined to seize any fresh opportunities and experiences that come her way. The arrival of a new neighbour, the eleg...


  • When Britain declares war on Germany in 1939, Carolyn Maddison is still a schoolgirl. Her elder brother Alastair wastes no time in joining the RAF as a flying officer, and Carolyn decides that when she is eighteen she will follow him into the service...


  • A gorgeous Christmas novella from enchanting saga author Jessica Blair . . .December 1964. Kate Slater has been brought up in London by an Aunt who she has always called Mum because she never knew her mother and father. Two years after her Aunt dies,...


  • The year is 1850, and Susannah Charlesworth loves the estate and open air life of the North Lincolnshire Wolds. She stands to become a very rich woman, too—inheriting the estate, as well as her father's and uncle's wealth, one day. But then she mee...


  • French-born Marie Gabin forms a friendship with Veronica Attwood in their final two years at school, but this is tested when Marie is forced to disclose a secret to her friend. In the shadow of this revelation, the girls grow up on a country estate i...


  • When Kate Swan's overbearing father demands that she obey him by marrying a man she despises, she refuses and is cast out of her comfortable home in Whitby. Fortunately, a kindly local widow is looking for a lady companion and, for the moment, Kate's...


  • Whitby 1901. Sarah Brook has kept diaries for most of her life. Now eighty-five and at the end of her own journey, she allows her favourite great-niece Esther to read them. But while full of Sarah's thoughts and dreams, and family stories, the diarie...


  • In the early days of the 19th Century Whitby is a thriving port. Both the Coulson and the Campion families make a living by the sea. Sam Coulson has three sons: Martin, Ben and Eric. He has grand plans for expanding his whaling business; and as Seato...






  • The death of her mother in 1813, brings added responsibility to seventeen-year-old Anna Mason. A self-confident girl, she has to shed her girlhood sooner than she would have expected as she assumes many of her mother's tasks in running the household ...


  • Recently widowed, Katherine Chambers takes her young son to visit her husband's family when disaster strikes. The ship they are sailing on runs into a severe storm off Robin Hood's Bay on the Yorkshire Coast. Among the bodies on the beach, a survivor...


  • Struggling artist Richard is persuaded by his benefactor to leave his home town for the grand salons of London. He is encouraged to paint the beautiful Charlotte's portrait, and in doing so, the couple begin to fall in love. But Charlotte is married ...


  • When a wheel breaks on 20-year-old Betsy Palmer's wagon as she is crossing the North York Moors on her way to Rosedale with jewelry to sell to the ironstone miners, she is helped by Jim Fenwick, a supervisor on the mining project, and a special rela...


  • Whitby, 1879. Following the death of her parents in the Tay Bridge disaster, twenty-three-year-old Lena Carnforth expects to inherit at least half of her father's thriving shipping and merchant business. But, though leaving her comfortably off, her f...


  • Scarborough, 1938. When Jane and Nell are brought together by a chance encounter, Jane, unhappy at home, sees an opportunity to escape when Nell invites her to visit her family in Lowestoft. However, they have no idea that their friendship will be te...


  • After inheriting a large countryside estate in Cornwall from a distant relative, John Mitchell moves with his wife and two-year-old Abigail from a comfortable living in Whitby into their new home. The family’s new life seems idyllic life with th...


  • Marie Newton is the daughter of the famous painter Arthur Newton, and she has inherited much of her father's skill. Luckily he is happy to encourage his daughter's talent and sends her to a prestigious art school in Paris along with her best friend L...



  • The death of her mother in 1813, brings added responsibility to seventeen-year-old Anna Mason. A self-confident girl, she has to shed her girlhood sooner than she would have expected as she assumes many of her mother's tasks in running the household ...


  • Olivia Coulson is pretty and determined enough to attract any man. She is torn between two suitors, George Chilton-Brookes, heir to the Cropton estate, and handsome gentleman farmer, Kit Fernley. When George rejects her, she marries Kit, but remains ...


  • Lydia Middleton faces a bright future, secure in the knowledge that her childhood sweetheart, David Drayton, will one day be her husband. Their parents heartily approve of a match between Whitby's foremost ship-owning families. But then Mr Middleto...


  • When Emily Thornton discovers a will linked with the murder of a sea captain in Hull in the 1860's, she is determined to discover what happened—but a vital witness is missing. So, Emily enlists the help of Thomas Laycock, a young man who has come t...


  • It is 1802, and when her beloved father dies, Lucy Mitchell's curiosity is fired by his last words, "the de Northbys owe you". Who are the de Northbys and why do they "owe" the Mitchells? Her mother says he was too sick and confused to make sense but...



  • When Sam Harland returns a World War I hero to St Robin's Bay on the Yorkshire coast, he brings with him a French wife. He hopes that she will be accepted by the villagers, but one person, Mary Lawson, can never forgive what she sees as the ultimate ...


  • Whitby farmer, John Dugdale, is involved with a local band of smugglers, seeing it as an easy and harmless way of making money. But John is shocked when Mark Roper - his daughter Emma's childhood sweetheart - turns up on a secret mission for the loca...


  • A story of seafaring men and the women who love them, by the author of The Red Shawl. Captain David Fernley has made and lost a fortune in the whaling trade, fishing the frozen Arctic wastes from the Yorkshire port of Whitby. Then his erring wife and...


  • Young David Feernley is determined to escape the drudgery of his life as a Yorkshire farmhand. Setting off for the coast, his aim is to join the whaling fleet at Whitby, to earn his living on the stormy and icy Arctic seas. Although he has few sailin...