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Against the Tide Theresa Tomlinson has established herself as a talented writer of historical fiction particularly when pinpointing her home territory on the NE coast of England Here in one volume are three of her most gripping novels in which she describes the courage and humour with which the fishing families face up to the hard conditions of their livesThe Flither Pickers of Sandwick Bay spend their days gathering shellfish on the shore limpets and mussels and baiting the lines for the fishermen The story centres on young Liza Welford whose mother is haunted by an accident in the pastIn THE HERRING GIRLS when tragedy strikes the Lythe family 13 year old Dory joins the tough world of the Scotch herring girls in Whitby in order to earn money and save her brothers and sisters from the workhouseFamily life is destroyed for Ann and Polly Lancroft in BENEATH BURNING MOUNTAIN when the violent and merciless press gangs invade the cliffs where men and women create alum crystals for a livelihood and their home is wiped out by a sudden landslideSkilfully blending fiction with reality


About the Author: Theresa Tomlinson

Though I was born in the South of England my parents moved back to the North when I was one year old and I have lived in Yorkshire ever since I spent a few years as an infant teacher but when my children were young I started making picture books for them and became hooked on writing I love drawing and painting but my main love is writing often using the legends and history around me as ins



4 thoughts on “Against the Tide

  1. says:

    A beautiful absorbing exciting and touching book encompassing three novels about the close knit fisher families of North East YorkshireIn Beneath Burning Mountain Anna Langtoft and her sister Polly and brother Joseph face the terror of the ruthless press gangs wh


  2. says:

    Is it to bold to say that Theresa Tomlinson's work has shaped the woman you see today? The strength and strong willed characters she writes of have truly inspired me since I was a teenager An amazing book


  3. says:

    Am reviewing Beneath Burning Mountain Book 1 in this collection A well told tale with historical verisimilitude of the producers of alum for the dying industry using both urine and kelp The Lady Collectors went around with a mule collecting piss the ammonia from which went to prod


  4. says:

    A beautiful absorbing exciting and touching book encompassing three novels about the close knit fisher families of North East YorkshireIn Beneath Burning Mountain Anna Langtoft and her sister Polly and brother Joseph face the terror of the ruthless press gangs who invade their village look


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