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Tall Chimneys|Allie Cresswell
Tall Chimneys : A British Family Saga Spanning 100 Years
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A novel of love, loneliness and loyalty. Readers are staying up all night to read this saga of a British woman and her crumbling stately home.
Considered a troublesome burden, Evelyn Talbot is banished by her family to their remote country house. Tall Chimneys is hidden in a damp and gloomy hollow. It is outmoded and inconvenient but Evelyn is determined to save it from the fate of so many stately homes at the time - abandonment or demolition.Occasional echoes of tumult in the wider world reach their sequestered backwater - the strident cries of political extremists, a furore of royal scandal, rumblings of the European war machine. But their isolated spot seems largely untouched. At times life is hard - little more than survival. At times it feels enchanted, almost outside of time itself. The woman and the house shore each other up - until love comes calling, threatening to pull them asunder. Her desertion will spell its demise, but saving Tall Chimneys could mean sacrificing her hope for happiness, even sacrificing herself. A century later, a distant relative crosses the globe to find the house of his ancestors. What he finds in the strange depression of the moor could change the course of his life forever.One woman, one house, one hundred years.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781978036918
  • ISBN-10: 1978036914
  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publish Date: December 2017
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.89 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.29 pounds
  • Page Count: 400