The Beachcomber by Josephine Cox

The Beachcomber by Josephine Cox

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This is the story of Kitty Wilson and Marcus Troy, two people each with a dream, each lonely in different ways, and just when everything seems to be coming right for them, fate steps in to turn their worlds upside down.

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One of the country's bestselling storytellers joins HarperCollins with her new page-turning drama about struggle and triumph over adversity. The Beachcomber is the story of two people, each with a dream, each lonely in different ways, and just when everything seems to be coming right for them, fate steps in to turn their worlds upside down. In the summer of 1952, two lonely people arrive in the pretty seaside hamlet of West Bay. Strangers coming from very different backgrounds, they are there for the same reasons: to find peace of mind and the chance to start a new life. A quiet, lonely man, Tom Troy has abandoned all his possessions and walked away from a highly paid job. A year ago, he had a wife and two beautiful children, when suddenly his world was turned upside-down. The car he was driving with his family was deliberately run off the seaside road high above the cliffs. He was the only survivor. The maniac driver - who Tom is sure intended to kill them all - has never been found. Now, a year later, he needs to be alone to deal with the pain and contemplate his future. Kitty Morris has tried to cling on to her zest for life and her sense of humour through times of pain and loneliness. Recovering from her divorce, she seeks comfort in the arms of other men and parties. But a shocking, revealing row with her mother is the final straw, and consequently when she inherits a rundown house in West Bay, she flees to Dorset. For both Tom and Kitty, it seems there is hope of rebuilding their lives. Yet even now, someone means to wreck both Tom and Kitty's search for happiness. People are jealous. And a brutal killer is still on the loose...Suddenly West Bay is not the peaceful place it was...

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SKU GOR003756255
Title The Beachcomber
Author By (author) Josephine Cox
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Year Published 2003
Number of Pages 464
ISBN 10 0007146051
ISBN 13 9780007146055
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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One of the country's bestselling storytellers joins HarperCollins with her new page-turning drama about struggle and triumph over adversity. The Beachcomber is the story of two people, each with a dream, each lonely in different ways, and just when everything seems to be coming right for them, fate steps in to turn their worlds upside down. In the summer of 1952, two lonely people arrive in the pretty seaside hamlet of West Bay. Strangers coming from very different backgrounds, they are there for the same reasons: to find peace of mind and the chance to start a new life. A quiet, lonely man, Tom Troy has abandoned all his possessions and walked away from a highly paid job. A year ago, he had a wife and two beautiful children, when suddenly his world was turned upside-down. The car he was driving with his family was deliberately run off the seaside road high above the cliffs. He was the only survivor. The maniac driver - who Tom is sure intended to kill them all - has never been found. Now, a year later, he needs to be alone to deal with the pain and contemplate his future. Kitty Morris has tried to cling on to her zest for life and her sense of humour through times of pain and loneliness. Recovering from her divorce, she seeks comfort in the arms of other men and parties. But a shocking, revealing row with her mother is the final straw, and consequently when she inherits a rundown house in West Bay, she flees to Dorset. For both Tom and Kitty, it seems there is hope of rebuilding their lives. Yet even now, someone means to wreck both Tom and Kitty's search for happiness. People are jealous. And a brutal killer is still on the loose...Suddenly West Bay is not the peaceful place it was...
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR003756255
Title The Beachcomber
Author By (author) Josephine Cox
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Year Published 2003
Number of Pages 464
ISBN 10 0007146051
ISBN 13 9780007146055
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No

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