Tidelands (Fairmile #1)

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  • Hardcover
  • 464 pages
  • Tidelands (Fairmile #1)
  • Philippa Gregory
  • 24 December 2018
  • 1501187155

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Tidelands (Fairmile #1) #1 New York Times bestselling author Philippa Gregory begins a sweeping new series with the story of a poor, uneducated midwife named Alinor who is tempted by a forbidden love affair--but all too aware of the dangers awaiting a woman who dares to step out of the place society carved for her. Read Tidelands (Fairmile #1) – passionbusiness.co.uk

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8 thoughts on “Tidelands (Fairmile #1)

  1. Angela M says:

    3.5 stars rounded up.It s a hard life for Alinor and her children who live on Sealsea Island, off the south coast of England, the tidelands neither sea nor shore She s a healer who grows herbs for medicine, delivers babies and works at times for thewell off residents as does her thirteen year old daughter and son Her husband is missing, yet in 1648, a woman is defined by her husband and she is not a widow nor a wife , so when good fortune comes to her son, there are innuendos that she 3.5 stars rounded up.It s a hard life for Alinor and her children who live on Sealsea Island, off the south coast of England, the tidelands neither sea nor shore She s a healer who grows herbs for medicine, delivers babies and works at times for thewell off residents as does her thirteen year old daughter and son Her husband is missing, yet in 1648, a woman is defined by her husband and she is not a widow nor a wife , so when good fortune comes to her son, there are innuendos that she conjures up healing withthan the herbs she mixes or worse with curses This grueling life they live sees no relief until she meets a young priest, and assists him through the mire to finding the place of safety he is seeking The meeting not only changes her son s life, but Alinor s as well in ways she never imagined Her daughter s desire to change her fate of the poor life they...

  2. Laura G (lauralovestoread) says:

    4.5 stars I have started making my way through Philippa Gregory s fabulous books, and I was so excited to read her newest series and novel, Tidelands.In this story, the reader is taken to 1648 England, in the midst of the Civil War between King and Parliament.I loved the research that went into this book, and I m always amazed at Gregory s storytelling talent to retell history I ve always been a fan of historical fiction, and can only imagine what life for a woman would have been like during t 4.5 stars I have started making my way through Philippa Gregory s fabulous books, and I was so excited to read her newest series and novel, Tidelands.In this story, the reader is taken to 1648 England, in the midst of the Civil War between King and Parliament.I loved the research that went into this book, and I m always amazed at Gregory s storytelling talent to retell history I ve always been a fan of historical fictio...

  3. Figgy says:

    I ve not read any Philippa Gregory before Not because of any great aversion to her or her stories, but I guess I get caught up in all the sci fi and action filled kind of stories coming out, and have yet to get around to reading her though I had seen at least one of the movies based on her books, and I own several of her books.But there are a few things I m totally obsessed with and will pick up pretty much any book with these themes and give it a chance This one seems to take place during I ve not read any Philippa Gregory before Not because of any great aversion to her or her stories, but I guess I get caught up in all the sci fi and action filled kind of stories coming out, and have yet to get around to reading her though I had seen at least one of the movies based on her books, and I own several of her books.But there are a few things I m totally obsessed with and will pick up pretty much any book with these themes and give it a chance This one seems to...

  4. Susan Johnson says:

    I always look forward to a Philippa Gregory book and this was no exception It was a slow read for me until the exciting finish but it is the first book of the series and I think Gregory spent a lot of time laying the groundwork She envisions a long series like the The Forsythe Saga so she wanted a good foundation Set in 1648 during the English Civil War, Alinor is a poor woman, and I do mean poor, who is raising her two children after her fisherman husband sailed out one day and never return I always look forward to a Philippa Gregory book and this was no exception It was a slow read for me until the exciting finish but it is the first book of the series and I think Gregory spent a lot of time laying the groundwork She envisions a long series like the The Forsythe Saga so she wanted a good foundation Set in 1648 during the English Civil War, Alinor is a poor woman, and I do mean poor, who is raising her two children after her fisherman husband sailed out one day and never returned She is in limbo not knowing if her husband is dead or alive She is a midwife and sells herbs walking a thin line of not being considered a witch Her daughter, Alys, has her eye set on marrying the son of a local farmer who owns his own land One night Alinor meets James who is going to work for the local Lord He is full of dangerous secrets including being a spy for King Charles I who is imprisoned by the Parliament He secures a position for her son, Rob, as a companion for the Lor...

  5. Annette says:

    Set against the English Civil War, between Parliamentarians and Royalists over the governance The Isle of Wight, 1648 The king is imprisoned and rebellious parliament is in power.Sussex, 1648 Alinor, living on the tidelands of the Saxon shore, is 27 and already very weary Now, a widow of the missing fisherman and abusive husband Her path crosses with a priest in hiding James believes in the old religion and in restoring king to its rightful place Alinor helps him to pass the treacherous m Set against the English Civil War, between Parliamentarians and Royalists over the governance The Isle of Wight, 1648 The king is imprisoned and rebellious parliament is in power.Sussex, 1648 Alinor, living on the tidelands of the Saxon shore, is 27 and already very weary Now, a widow of the missing fisherman and abusive husband Her path crosses with a priest in hiding James believes in the old religion and in restoring king to its rightful place Alinor helps him to pass the treacherous marsh.The vivid portrayal of tidelands makes the beginning of the story very engrossing Only the people of the...

  6. Latkins says:

    An engaging historical novel set during the Civil War, in a divided England, as Alinor, a young woman whose husband has left her with their two children, meets a cavalier royalist priest on the tideland of the south coast Alinor is suspected of being a witch by some of her neighbours, due to her expertise at herbal remedies and as a midwife, and the fact that she s very attractive and her abusive husband has disappeared When she helps Father James she knows she s playing with fire as most of An engaging historical novel set during the Civil War, in a divided England, as Alinor, a young woman whose husband has left her with their two children, meets a cavalier royalist priest on the tideland of the south coast Alinor is suspected of being a witch by some of her neighbours, due to her expertise at herbal remedies and as a midwife, and the fact that she s very attractive and her abusive husband has disappeared When she helps Father James she knows she s playing with fi...

  7. Kate says:

    This novel is set in the tidelands of Sussex in 1648 and 1649, the years during which any hope of Charles I s return to power were smashed for good But here we focus on his poorer subjects, those he led to war and those who fought against him, and you can feel the tidelands around you This is historical scene and place setting at their most vivid It s utterly compelling and bewitching I did find that the conclusion was rather rushed and conventional but the way in which we reach it is exempl This novel is set in the tidelands of Sussex in 1648 and 1649, the years during which any hope of Charles I s return to power were smashed for good But here we focus on his poorer subjects, those he led to war and those who fought against him, and you can feel the tidelands around you This is historical scene and place setting at their most vivid It s utterly compelling an...

  8. Joss says:

    The Fairmile 1 In a life that had so many troubles and so few joys, she had learnt how to survive Alinor Reekie lived in dangerous times The rebel Rump of Parliament had seized the king and held him on house arrest The nation was divided, but on the small fishing island of Sealsea, people go about their own lives, quite unaware of the happenings in London That is until the loyalist James Summer comes in the dead of night and meets Alinor Reekie in the churchyard, hoping to meet her drunken The Fairmile 1 In a life that had so many troubles and so few joys, she had learnt how to survive Alinor Reekie lived in dangerous times The rebel Rump of Parliament had seized the king and held him on house arrest The nation was divided, but on the small fishing island of Sealsea, people go about their own lives, quite unaware of the happenings in London That is until the loyalist James Summer comes in the dead of night and meets Alinor Reekie in the churchyard, hoping to meet her drunken husband s spirit on Midsummer Eve to prove ...