This specific ISBN edition is currently not available.View all copies of this ISBN edition:
Cornwall: 1786. Fate has denied Adam Loveday his birthright: the family estate, Trevowan, and the boatyard that his father is struggling to maintain. St John, Adam's competitive elder twin, has become a dissolute wastrel but Adam has fierce family pride in Trevowan and the yard, and a talent for ship design. He is also keen on seductive Meriel Sawle, whose violent family are infamous in the smuggling trade. Meanwhile, St John, aware of his father's increasing disapproval, fears that Adam will be given the Loveday yard and puts into motion a plan to ensure that Adam will never get what his heart desires: the boatyard - and Meriel...
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
'First-class' West Briton
'Fans of costume dramas and 18/19th century literature will enjoy ADAM LOVEDAY, a story of warring brothers and forbidden love' Chester Evening Leader
'Rich in drama and passion, with the atmosphere and flavour of eighteenth century Cornwall, ADAM LOVEDAY...is a story of family relationships that transcends time, and heralds the emergence of an exciting new storyteller' North Cornwall Advertiser
'The whole spectrum of society is present in this fast-moving and exciting story' Historical Novels Review
A family drama which transcends time
Adam Loveday is the first of the Loveday Series set in 19th century Cornwall. The Lovedays own a struggling shipyard and are caught up in the events of The French Revolution, Napoleonic Wars and smuggling. They are a family of chequered fortunes and fated passions. They are a family of headstrong adventurers whose lives are governed by ambition, love, rivalry and sometimes greed. Adversity challenges them and passions drive them in a story which vividly recreates the atmosphere and social conditions of the day. Fate denied Adam Loveday his birthright: the family estate and shipyard and leads to intense feuding with his elder twin, St John. They are rivals not only for the family inheritance but also in love. And St John will stop at nothing to ensure that Adam is not the victor.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Headline Book Pub Ltd. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0747264104 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW33.1633975