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The Captain’s Daughter by Leah Fleming

Love And Loss, Friendship And War

CaptainThe Captain’s Daughter by Leah Fleming is an historical novel set between 1912 – 1959. The action moves from the Titanic to Akron, America; Lichfield, England; New York; Tuscany and the Italian battlefields of World War II. It is an epic story of love, loss, war and friendship.

The novel is told in the third person but from several different viewpoints as the action alternates between the continents.

We all know the story of the Titanic. Fact is interwoven with fiction within the pages of The Captain’s Daughter. The reader meets Captain Smith and the unsinkable Molly Brown, as well as the fictitious May and Celeste. As the ship goes down so friendships are forged that will not be broken, as lives are forever altered.

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Winter’s Children by Leah Fleming

Christmas Returns

Winters ChildrenWinter’s Children by Leah Fleming is a contemporary story set in the Yorkshire Dales in 2001, following the outbreak of foot and mouth disease. Whilst mainly set in the present, the story spans four hundred years as past and present collide to preserve the future.

Young widow Kay, and her daughter Evie escape from Sutton Coldfield to Wintergill farm in the Dales. Kay is running from Christmas and its memories. Eight year old Evie is still waiting for her Daddy to come home.

Wintergill farm has been in the Snowden family for centuries, now only Nora and her middle aged son Nik remain. Nora wants to leave. Nik is determined to rebuild the farm following the devastating foot and mouth.

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