Wrecker / Noel O'Reilly.

By: O'Reilly, Noel [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Leicester : Thorpe, Isis, 2020Edition: Large print editionDescription: 342 pages (large print) ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781785417207; 1785417207Subject(s): Villages -- Fiction | Secrecy -- Fiction | Man-woman relationships -- Fiction | Clergy -- Fiction | Shipwreck victims -- Fiction | Cornwall (England : County) -- History -- 19th century -- FictionGenre/Form: Large type books. Summary: Shipwrecks are part of life in the remote village of Porthmorvoren, Cornwall. When, after a fierce storm, Mary Blight rescues a man half-dead from the sea, she ignores the whispers of her neighbours and carries him home to nurse better. Gideon Stone is a Methodist minister from Newlyn, a married man. Touched by Mary's sacrifice and horrified by the superstitions and pagan beliefs the villagers cling to, he sets out to bring light and salvation to Porthmorvoren by building a chapel on the hill. But the village has many secrets, and not everyone wants to be saved. As Mary and Gideon find themselves increasingly drawn together, jealousy, rumour and suspicion are rife. Gideon has demons of his own to face, and soon Mary's enemies are plotting against her...
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Shipwrecks are part of life in the remote village of Porthmorvoren, Cornwall. When, after a fierce storm, Mary Blight rescues a man half-dead from the sea, she ignores the whispers of her neighbours and carries him home to nurse better. Gideon Stone is a Methodist minister from Newlyn, a married man. Touched by Mary's sacrifice and horrified by the superstitions and pagan beliefs the villagers cling to, he sets out to bring light and salvation to Porthmorvoren by building a chapel on the hill. But the village has many secrets, and not everyone wants to be saved. As Mary and Gideon find themselves increasingly drawn together, jealousy, rumour and suspicion are rife. Gideon has demons of his own to face, and soon Mary's enemies are plotting against her...

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