Daughter of the Dales

Author: Hannah Hauxwell

Publisher: Vintage

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Category: Women farmers

Page: 191

View: 642

This is a sequel to Seasons Of My Life, which describes Hannah Hauxwell's life as a one-woman farmer on a remote Pennine farm. Having been persuaded to exchange her life of toil on Low Birk Hatt Farm for Belle Vue Cottage in the nearby village of Cotherstone, and thus liberated from the harshness and isolation of her previous existence, she now brings her story up-to-date. The book tells of her anguish at leaving the farm and of how she is coping with her new life and the celebrity status thrust upon her. She also reminisces about her past, uncovering a wealth of detail and providing insights into life in the remote and beautiful dales.

Daughter of the Dales

Author: Diane Allen

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

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View: 341

A moving Yorkshire saga, Daughter of the Dales is the much anticipated finale in Diane Allen's Windfell Manor Trilogy. The death of the family matriarch, Charlotte Atkinson, at Windfell Manor casts a long shadow over Charlotte’s husband Archie and her two children, Isabelle and Danny. With big shoes to fill, Isabelle takes over the running of Atkinson’s department store but her pride – and heart – is tested when her husband James brings scandal upon the family and the Atkinson reputation. Danny’s wife Harriet is still struggling to deal with the death of their first two children – a death she blames Isabelle for. But Danny himself is grappling with his own demons when a stranger in town brings to light a long-forgotten secret from his past. Meanwhile, Danny and Harriet’s daughter Rosie has fallen under the spell of local stable boy, Ethan. But will he stand by her or will he cause her heartache? And can Isabelle restore the Atkinson reputation and her friendship with Harriet, to unite the family once more?

Daughter of the Dales: Windfell Manor Trilogy 3

Author: Diane Allen

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

View: 889

A moving Yorkshire saga, Daughter of the Dales is the much anticipated finale in Diane Allen's Windfell Manor Trilogy. The death of the family matriarch, Charlotte Atkinson, at Windfell Manor casts a long shadow over Charlotte’s husband Archie and her two children, Isabelle and Danny. With big shoes to fill, Isabelle takes over the running of Atkinson’s department store but her pride – and heart – is tested when her husband James brings scandal upon the family and the Atkinsons' reputation. Danny’s wife Harriet is still struggling to deal with the death of their first two children – a death she blames Isabelle for. But Danny himself is grappling with his own demons when a stranger in town brings to light a long-forgotten secret from his past. Meanwhile, Danny and Harriet’s daughter Rosie has fallen under the spell of a local stable boy, Ethan. But will he stand by her or will he cause her heartache? And can Isabelle restore the Atkinsons' reputation and her friendship with Harriet, to unite the family once more?

A Precious Daughter

Author: Diane Allen

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 384

View: 578

Set between the wild moors of West Yorkshire, Canada and Liverpool, A Precious Daughter by Diane Allen is a sweeping saga novel following a family's struggles in the 19th century. When Ethan Postlethwaite, his wife Grace and their daughter Amy announce that they will be leaving the family home in the Yorkshire Dales, Grace's parents are heartbroken. Ethan has always struggled to fit into the family and now they feel he is stealing their daughter away. Hoping for a new life prospecting for gold in the wilds of Canada, the young family say goodbye and set sail across the Atlantic in search of a brighter future. The journey there proves hard and treacherous, however, and upon arrival it becomes apparent that the riches they had been promised in the gold fields have already been plundered. So when the family is devastated by the death of Grace, Ethan decides he must take his daughter back to England. Arriving in Liverpool, Ethan and Amy soon find work in a dairy as cow-keepers, but Amy is restless and struggles to settle into yet another new life. And when a chance encounter at a cattle show ignites an old friendship, she must decide where her own future lies and what she must do in order to find happiness at last . . .

The Law Journal Reports

Author: Henry D. Barton

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Law reports, digests, etc

Page:

View: 250

Hannah

The Complete Story

Author: Hannah Hauxwell

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN:

Category: Farm life

Page: 319

View: 395

Hannah Hauxwell has become an unlikely celebrity. Many people have been fascinated by the story of the solitary woman farmer living a life of hardship on a remote Pennine farm, without electricity or running water. This is an omnibus edition of her two books, Seasons of My Life and Daughter of the Dales.

The Book of the Settlement of Iceland

Author: Ari Thorgilsson (the Learned)

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Iceland

Page: 243

View: 755

Translated from an early 15th-century Icelandic history text, €The Book of the Settlement of Iceland tells the story of Viking conquests in the exploration, founding and conquest of the island nation.

Grettis Saga

The Story of Grettir the Strong

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Category: Legends

Page: 304

View: 676

One of the many Icelandic sagas translated by Morris, Grettis Saga: The Story of Grettir the Strong follows the story of the title character--a petty thief, grave robber and murderer named Grettir Asmudson. Grettir sets off on a journey to better his reputation by killing and warding off supernatural beings that have harmed the people in his village. This translation includes a detailed chronology of events and in-depth table of contents as well as a lengthy introduction by Morris' co-translator, Eiríkr Magnússon.

The Dales of Eastern Shore, Maryland, and Tennessee

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Page: 278

View: 529

John Dale (Deal or Dial) (d. 1708) came to America from "near Londonderry, Ireland sometime between 1683 and 1686" and settled in Somerset County, Maryland. He married Katherine Fletcher before 1689. Descendants lived in Maryland, Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri and elsewhere.