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Book Blast ~ The Tides Between #HistFic @hfvbt @LizzieJane @OdysseyBooks
Book Blast ~ Historical
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The Tides Between
fancied herself part of a timeless chain without beginning or end, linked only
by the silver strong words of its tellers.
In the year 1841, on the eve of her departure from London, Bride’s
mother demands she forget her dead father and prepare for a sensible, adult
life in Port Phillip. Desperate to save her childhood, fifteen-year-old Bridie
is determined to smuggle a notebook filled with her father’s fairytales to the
far side of the world.
When Rhys Bevan, a soft-voiced young storyteller and fellow traveller
realises Bridie is hiding something, a magical friendship is born. But Rhys has
his own secrets and the words written in Bridie’s notebook carry a dark double
As they inch towards their destination, Rhys’s past returns to haunt
him. Bridie grapples with the implications of her dad’s final message. The pair
take refuge in fairytales, little expecting the trouble it will cause.
Jane Corbett isn’t writing, she works as a librarian, teaches Welsh at the
Melbourne Celtic Club, writes reviews and articles for the Historical Novel
Society and blogs at elizabethjanecorbett.com.
In 2009, her short-story, Beyond the Blackout Curtain, won the Bristol Short
Story Prize. Another, Silent Night, was short listed for the Allan Marshall
Short Story Award. An early draft of her debut novel, The Tides Between, was
shortlisted for a HarperCollins Varuna manuscript development award.
with her husband, Andrew, in a renovated timber cottage in Melbourne’s
inner-north. She likes red shoes, dark chocolate, commuter cycling, and reading
quirky, character driven novels set once-upon-a-time in lands far, far away.