A Wild And Heavenly Place

by Robin Oliveira
A Wild And Heavenly Place
  • ISBN-13: 9780593543856
  • Author(s): Robin Oliveira
  • Subject: Historical fiction
  • Publisher: Penguin Random House Group
  • Imprint: Putnam
  • Publication Date: 13-02-2024
  • Format: h/b

Availability: In stock

£25.00
Hailey MacIntyre seems conjured from the depths of Samuel Fiddes's loneliness. Caring for his young sister in the tenements of Glasgow, Scotland, Samuel has known only hunger, while Hailey has never known want. When Samuel saves Hailey's brother from a runaway carriage, a friendship begins. Through secret meetings and stolen moments, they learn the topography of one another's innermost thoughts. Then the City of Glasgow Bank fails in 1878, destroying the only life Hailey has known. Her bankrupt father impulsively moves the family across the globe to Seattle, a city rumoured to have coal in its hills and easy money for anyone willing to work for it. Samuel's days are haunted by Hailey's parting words: Remember, Washington Territory. Armed only with his wits, he determines to follow her, leaving behind everything he has ever known in search of Hailey and a chance to make a better life for his sister. But the fledgling town barely cut out of the wilderness will test them all in ways unim
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Hailey MacIntyre seems conjured from the depths of Samuel Fiddes's loneliness. Caring for his young sister in the tenements of Glasgow, Scotland, Samuel has known only hunger, while Hailey has never known want. When Samuel saves Hailey's brother from a runaway carriage, a friendship begins. Through secret meetings and stolen moments, they learn the topography of one another's innermost thoughts. Then the City of Glasgow Bank fails in 1878, destroying the only life Hailey has known. Her bankrupt father impulsively moves the family across the globe to Seattle, a city rumoured to have coal in its hills and easy money for anyone willing to work for it. Samuel's days are haunted by Hailey's parting words: Remember, Washington Territory. Armed only with his wits, he determines to follow her, leaving behind everything he has ever known in search of Hailey and a chance to make a better life for his sister. But the fledgling town barely cut out of the wilderness will test them all in ways unim

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