She was discovering loneliness No longer living in gossiping clamour, she was enveloped by a silence relieved only by the rhythm of the surf.A murder trial without a body, a seashore village destroyed by guilt and suspicionGiven a simple choice Alice would never have gone to live there.The bleak Somerset peninsula is at risk from the treacherous tides, the people are cold hearted Charles, her lover, can t wait to escape Alice, though, uses her solitariness to begin writing the poems she always meant to write.Then she meets Joe, who has decided to break his silence about the tragedy that wrecked his life and became a stain on the history of the village But is he telling the truth And will anyone believe him if he is Alice finds herself the sole befriender of the man shunned by a village that claims he got away with murder. Read Undertow By Lesley Grant-Adamson – tbjewellers.co.uk
LESLEY GRANT ADAMSON was born in Islington, north London in 1942, and spent most of her childhood in Trealaw in the Rhondda.She now lives in Debenham, Suffolk, but during the 1980s and 1990s lived in Islington, the scene of several of her novels Since 1968 she has been married to Andrew Grant Adamson, a communications consultant and lecturer in journalism at City University and Westminster University Together they wrote A Season in Spain Pavilion , a portrait of the Alpujarra region of Andalusia where they lived from 1991 3.She was educated at Dame Alice Owen School and then worked as a journalist in London and the provinces until the early Seventies when she joined the London staff of The Guardian In 1981 she left The Guardian to write fiction.She is a member of the Society of Authors, the Royal Society of Literature, the Welsh Academy, East Anglia Writers and the Crime Writers Association.
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- Lesley Grant-Adamson
- 19 March 2018 Lesley Grant-Adamson