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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. Free Download Tidelands (Fairmile #1) author Philippa Gregory For Kindle ePUB or eBook – quickpaydayloansonlineuk.co.uk

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  1. 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 hi...

  2. NOW AVAILABLE philippa gregory is a name i can be counted on to invoke whenever i m doing any RA spiel bullet pointing the many different flavors of historical fiction, with her oeuvre representing the well researched, female fronted, literary romance ish bracket i read The Other Boleyn Girl ages ago, and i remember liking it, so when i saw that her new series would focus on 17th century england with a witchcraft angle, well here i came.i m a new england girl who grew up on stories of goody p NOW AVAILABLE philippa gregory is a name i can be counted on to invoke whenever i m doing any RA spiel bullet pointing the many different flavors of historical fiction, with her oeuvre representing the well researched, female fronted, literary romance ish bracket i read The Other Boleyn Girl ages ago, and i remember liking it, so when i saw that her new series would focus on 17th century england with a witchcraft angle, well here i came.i m a new england girl who grew up on stories of goody proctor and giles corey and in undergrad, i took a class with aglobal perspective on witchcraft, which turned out to be the perfect me kinda class horrifying AND illuminating cuz no matter where in the world people cry witch, th...

  3. The time is 1648, not an easy time to be a woman, especially a woman without a husband Alinor is left a single mother of two when her husband goes out to sea and never returns She ekes out a living as a midwife and herbalist, in a time when those activities were viewed with suspicion and accusations of witchcraft were common.The country is in the midst of a civil war between the King and his supporters and Parliament Alinor s path crosses with James, a young priest and a Royalist She helps h The time is 1648, not an easy time to be a woman, especially a woman without a husband Alinor is left a single mother of two when her husband goes out to sea and never returns She ekes out a living as a midwife and herbalist, in a time when those activities were viewed with suspicion and accusations of witchcraft were common.The country is in the midst of a civil war between the King and his supporters and Parliament Alinor s path crosses with James, a young priest and a Royalist She helps him find safe passage and their relationship forms the crux of the story Meanwhile, Alinor s children are presented with opportunities that will save them from a life of menial work and poverty Alinor is like all mothers everywhere who wants a better life for herself and her children I admired her hard work, ambition and determination But their good fortune only fuels the susp...

  4. The enemy from without and the enemy from within.Philippa Gregory has always left her thumbprint on novels of English castles and royalty But this one has a particular flavor centering upon Sealsea Island near the tidelands in 1648 We re introduced to Alinor known also as Goody Reekie Alinor has climbed to the top of the church tower at midnight gazing out to sea for her lost husband, Zachary Zachary has been missing for almost a year Neither widow nor wife, Alinor keeps her vigil.Alinor The enemy from without and the enemy from within.Philippa Gregory has always left her thumbprint on novels of English castles and royalty But this one has a particular flavor centering upon Sealsea Island near the tidelands in 1648 We re introduced to Alinor known also as Goody Reekie Alinor has climbed to the top of the church tower at midnight gazing out to sea for her lost husband, Zachary Zachary has been missing for almost a year Neither widow nor wife, Alinor keeps her vigil.Alinor notices that she is not alone From ...

  5. 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 G...

  6. One can always count on Philippa Gregory to write of women who are strong, determined, and courageous With lots of evident research, she gives a human voice to these women, making them come alive as she imbues in them human frailties and an innate wisdom that came with living in the times that they did From The Other Boleyn Woman to this current book, we meet women who are set in their determination and do all that is needed to succeed, to live another day.In this current outing, we meet Alino One can always count on Philippa Gregory to write of women who are strong, determined, and courageous With lots of evident research, she gives a human voice to these women, making them come alive as she imbues in them human frailties and an innate wisdom that came with living in the times that they did From The Other Boleyn Woman to this current book, we meet women who are set in their determination and do all that is needed to succeed, to live another day.In this current outing, we meet Alinor, a woman who has to live by her wits and her...

  7. Special thanks to the publisher and Net Galley for a free, electronic version of this novelIt s 1648 and England is in the midst of civil unrest, with the parliament threatening to overthrow and charge the ruling King Alinor is a midwife and healer, living in a small shack in the tidelands, with her son and daughter Alinor s husband has disappeared, claiming she had seduced him with her magical powers, and their children did not belong to him, but Alinor is determined to make it on her o Special thanks to the publisher and Net Galley for a free, electronic version of this novelIt s 1648 and England is in the midst of civil unrest, with the parliament threatening to overthrow and charge the ruling King Alinor is a midwife and healer, living in a small shack in the tidelands, with her son and daughter Alinor s husband has disappeared, claiming she had seduced him with her magical powers, and their children did not belong to him, but Alinor is determined to make it on her own When she meets the pastor, James, one night, both of them fall passionately and deeply in lust with each other, causing great stress and emotional upheaval for them both, with James being desperately above Alinor s...

  8. 4.5 Wheww, can I just say As a woman, I m so glad I was born in this age and not the 17th century Because holy doo doowe think being a woman is hard today It ain t nothin comparatively speaking Anyway, other than this new appreciation I have for the time I live in, I also thoroughly enjoyed the history lesson I received from Tidelands It s set in what was an incredibly tumultuous time for England The mid 1600s during the English Civil War, when King Charles I parliament were f 4.5 Wheww, can I just say As a woman, I m so glad I was born in this age and not the 17th century Because holy doo doowe think being a woman is hard today It ain t nothin comparatively speaking Anyway, other than this new appreciation I have for the time I live in, I also thoroughly enjoyed the history lesson I received from Tidelands It s set in what was an incredibly tumultuous time for England The mid 1600s during the English Civil War, when King Charles I parliament were fighting each other Not only that, but ever since Henry VIII s religious reformation over a century before, the succeeding monarchs had bounced back and forth between Catholicism and Protestantism So, neighbors were spying on and or hiding beliefs from neighbors, the upper class and lower classes were worlds apart all in all, it...

  9. 1648 is a dangerous time for a woman especially if you have intelligence, beauty and determination.Allinor is a herbalist, a healer just like her mother before her However her skill with herbs and her outstanding beauty cause mistrust and jealousy She is gossiped about as being a witch With her husband missing she is left to bring up two children alone.Tidelands is set during the last few months of King Charles I s reign and a time of religious 1648 is a dangerous time for a woman especially if you have intelligence, beauty and determination.Allinor is a herbalist, a healer just like her mother before her However her skill with herbs and her outstanding beauty cause mistrust and jealousy She is gossiped about as being a witch With her husband missing she is left to bring up two children alone.Tidelands is set during the last few months of King Charles I s reign and a time of religious upheaval It is troubled times in England and those troubles reach as far as the remote Tidelands.The major part of the story is about the...

  10. 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...

  11. Tidelands by Philippa Gregory is my most anticipated new release for 2019 and I was excited to get my hands on it Set in England 1648, this is a brand new series from one of my favourite historical fiction authors.In this new series, Philippa Gregory is going to be tracing generations of the same family through their lives beginning in 17th century England, and following them all the way to Europe and the United States Spanningthan two centuries, this series will show how regular, everyd Tidelands by Philippa Gregory is my most anticipated new release for 2019 and I was excited to get my hands on it Set in England 1648, this is a brand new series from one of my favourite historical fiction authors.In this new series, Philippa Gregory is going to be tracing generations of the same family through their lives beginning in 17th century England, and following them all the way to Europe and the United States Spanningthan two centuries, this series will show how regular, everyday women shape history Hell yes Called the Fairmile series, it all starts with Tidelands.Alinor lives in poverty with her two...

  12. 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 O...

  13. 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 th...

  14. I give this book five stars because it is full of superlatives not the normal ones, like amazing or awesome but harder, grittier truths that need to be told As I read, I thought of two other books Tidelands brings to mind, Delia Owens book Where the Crawdads Sing and Margaret Atwoods book The Handmaiden Women today are not equal And at the same time, we are so much safer than we once were, have so manyrights than we once did, and we need to keep in mind that unless we stand up f I give this book five stars because it is full of superlatives not the normal ones, like amazing or awesome but harder, grittier truths that need to be told As I read, I thought of two other books Tidelands brings to mind, Delia Owens book Where the Crawdads Sing and Margaret Atwoods book The Handmaiden Women today are not equal And at the same time, we are so much safer than we once were, have so manyrights than we once did, and we need to keep in mind that unless we stand up for ourselves, there are no guarantees that we will continue to have rights, rights over our own bodies, rights to own properties, rights to make our own decisions about our lives God willing, one day we will be paid equally for doing the same work as a man, and we will have really good childcare when we choose to continue our professions We are still fighting those battles.Alinor, the main character in Tidelands, would find our rights astounding She is barely surviving in t...