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The Unseen From Katherine Webb, the author of the acclaimed international bestseller The Legacy, comes a compelling tale of love, deception, and illusionA vicar with a passion for nature, the Reverend Albert Canning leads a happy existence with his naive wife, Hester, in their sleepy Berkshire village in the year 1911 But as the English summer dawns, the Cannings lives are forever changed by two new arrivals Cat, their new maid, a disaffected, free spirited young woman sent down from London after entanglements with the law and Robin Durrant, a leading expert in the occult, enticed by tales of elemental beings in the water meadows nearby.Quickly finding a place for herself in the underbelly of local society, Cat secretly plots her escape Meanwhile, Robin, a young man of considerable magnetic charm and beauty, soon becomes an object of fascination and desire Sweltering in the oppressive summer heat, the peaceful rectory turns into a hotbed of dangerous ambition, forbidden love, and jealousy a potent mixture of emotions that ultimately leads to murder. Free Download [ The Unseen ] Author [ Katherine Webb ] – quickpaydayloansonlineuk.co.uk

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  1. While there is no time slip element to this novel the author has constructed dual narration set a hundred years apart, the contemporary setting in 2011 and the historical in 1911.In the present day the body of a WWI soldier has been discovered near Ypres, Belgium Ryan works for the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, he contacts Leah who is a freelance writer thinking she might be able to discover the soldier s identity based on the information in two letters that were found with him The lette While there is no time slip element to this novel the author has constructed dual narration set a hundred years apart, the contemporary setting in 2011 and the historical in 1911.In the present day the body of a WWI soldier has been discovered near Ypres, Belgium Ryan works for the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, he contacts Leah who is a freelance writer thinking she might be able to discover the soldier s identity based on the information in two letters that were found with him The letters were written by H Canning and sent from Cold Ash Holt, a little village in Berkshire, England Leah is intrigued to learnabout the man and begins researching the Cannings of Cold Ash Holt.In Cold Ash Holt we meet Hester Canning and her husband the vicar Arthur Canning Hester has taken on a new maid from London, Cat Morely, who was recently released from gaol H...

  2. This is an absolutely fantastic book I was completely and utterly hooked from page 1 I literally could not put it down I was exasperated that I had to keep putting it down so I could eat and sleep.I won t go into the plot of this magnificent story, as other reviewers have covered it, suffice to say that the story is so interwoven between 1911 and 2011 that you never really know what is going to happen next You are aware that there is a sense of evil building up but as the story twists and tu This is an absolutely fantastic book I was completely and utterly hooked from page 1 I literally could not put it down I was exasperated that I had to keep putting it down so I could eat and sleep.I won t go into the plot of this magnificent story, as other reviewers have covered it, suffice to say that the story is so interwoven between 1911 and 201...

  3. What is unseen in The Unseen by Katherine Webb ultimately refers to multiple things spirits fairies, buried secrets, hidden desires, the truth beneath the lies, all of which add up to a mesmerizing work of fiction with historical bases Webb weaves disparate events in early 20th Century England, the suffragette movement, and spiritualism occultism, to form a constant tension filled narrative which explodes in one unforgettable and tragic summer In the back of the book, Webb states that the fir What is unseen in The Unseen by Katherine Webb ultimately refers to multiple things spirits fairies, buried secrets, hidden desires, the truth beneath the lies, all of which add up to a mesmerizing work of fiction with historical bases Webb weaves disparate events in early 20th Century England, the suffragette movement, and spiritualism occultism, to form a constant tension filled narrative which explodes in one unforgettable and tragic summer In the back of the book, Webb states that the first inspiration for The Unseen came from the Cottingley Fairies, photographs taken by two young girls in 1917 which seemed to prove the existence of fairies and were widely believed as authentic by many, including Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.The Unseen alternates between the present, when Leah, a journalist, investigates the newly found, well preserved body of a World War I soldier and the summer of 1911, when an English vicar s household receives two residents Cat, a mysterio...

  4. I gave 5 stars to Katherine Webb s first book The Legacy, and had high hopes for this new one I loved the blurb and the first 100 or so pages, which were full of tantalising hints as to the long lost secret.But then it lost my interest The past storyline spent a long time getting nowhere fast, feelinglike padding than plotting I enjoyed the reveal, which I ll admit took me by surprise, but by then it was far too little far too late I normally love dual timeline books, but that style ju I gave 5 stars to Katherine Webb s first book The Legacy, and had high hopes for this new one I loved the blurb and the first 100 or so pages, which were full of tantalising hints as to the long lost secret.But then it lost my interest The past storyline spent a long time getting nowhere fast, feelinglike padding than plotting I enjoyed the reveal, which I ll admit took me by surprise, but by then it was far too little far too late I normally love dual timeline books, bu...

  5. What a disappointment this book was The reviews I read of it were promising as was the blurb on the cover Glad I borrowed this from the library.The story is slow, very slow, and boring The only reason I kept reading was in the vain hope that something would happen It is one of those books that has two inter woven stories, one set in the past and one in the present day I have read a few of these recently and they have been well executed and cleverly done not this one To my mind it would h What a disappointment this book was The reviews I read of it were promising as was the blurb on the cover Glad I borrowed this from the library.The story is slow, very slow, and boring The only reason I kept reading was in the vain hope that something would happen It is one of those books that has two inter woven stories, one set in the past and one in the present day I have read a few of these recently and they have ...

  6. I think this has to be my book of the year so far I enejoyed it so much I really didn t want it to end I loved her debut novel the Legacy too but this just blew me away.The main characters are extremely well drawn, real and believeable Hester recently married to mild mannered Albert Canning, vicar of a sleepy canalside village during a long hot summer in 1911.Cat, come from London to work as a maid in their household, recently released from Holloway prison, struggling with her inner beliefs a I think this has to be my book of the year so far I enejoyed it so much I really didn t want it to end I loved her debut novel the Legacy too but this just blew me away.The main characters are extremely well drawn, real and believeable Hester recently married to mild mannered Albert Canning, vicar of a sleepy canalside village during a long hot summer in 1911.Cat, come from London to work as a maid in their household, recently released from Holloway prison, struggling with her inner beliefs and desire for a better life.We are introduced to Hester in a series of letters she has penned to her married sister and it becomes clear she is struggling to adapt to and understand what is expected of her in her new role as wife, sure ...

  7. Just what is the unseen in this book Is it the elemental beings the fairies in the meadow Is it the hidden past Or is it the true natures and disguised motives that certain characters are at pains to camouflage This is an engrossing mystery with a dual time frame set in 2011 and 1911 in an isolated British village The modern story, which is a much shorter narrative, revolves around identifying the well preserved corpse of a WWI soldier found in Belgium, who had letters sealed in a metal c Just what is the unseen in this book Is it the elemental beings the fairies in the meadow Is it the hidden past Or is it the true natures and disguised motives that certain characters are at pains to camouflage This is an engrossing mystery with a dual time frame set in 2011 and 1911 in an isolated British village The modern story, which is a much shorter narrative, revolves around identifying the well preserved corpse of a WWI soldier found in Belgium, who had letters sealed in a metal container on his person If the source of the letters can be identified, then perhaps the family of the long lost soldier could be notified of his remains Leah, a writer feeling blocked and needing a good subject, is tipped off about the potential story regarding the soldier by her old boyfriend, whom she hasn t gotten over The real heart of the novel is the 1911 story about the hous...

  8. The story starts in 1911 with Hester writing a letter to her sister saying that she s looking forward to the new maid, Cat, coming and how she will be her project.We are then fast forwarded to the present when Leah, a freelance journalist, has been asked to come to Belgium from England to try and discover the identity of a young WWI soldier who has been found buried in a garden He had two letters on him from a H Canning which pique her interest.This is the intriguing beginning to a compellin The story starts in 1911 with Hester writing a letter to her sister saying that she s looking forward to the new maid, Cat, coming and how she will be her project.We are then fast forwarded to the present when Leah, a freelance journalist, has been asked to come to Belgium from England to try and discover the identity of a young WWI soldier who has been found buried in a garden He had two letters on him from a H Canning which pique her interest.This is the intriguing beginning to a compelling drama played out during the long hot summer of 1911 when everyone s lives would never be the same again...

  9. 1911Cat Morley is sent to the country to work as a maid in Vicar Canning s house Cat is independent, free spirited, former suffragette is having a difficult time to adjust to her life in the village She is a shadow of her own self, haunted by the guilt of letting her best friend Tess down Only when she meets and falls in love with George, she gets her will to live back Cat and George have great plans for their future and independent life.However, the arrival of a mysterious guest turns every 1911Cat Morley is sent to the country to work as a maid in Vicar Canning s house Cat is independent, free spirited, former suffragette is having a difficult time to adjust to her life in the village She is a shadow of her own self, haunted by the guilt of letting her best friend Tess down Only when she meets and falls in love with George, she gets her will to live back Cat and George have great plans for their future and independent life.However, the arrival of a mysterious guest turns everything in Canning house upside down.Robin Durrant is a spiritualist trying to prove to the world that fairies arethan just stories, they exist and finding them seemthan real to him now Robin and Albert Canning are willing to do whatever it takes to prove their beliefs even if it s lying, faking the evid...

  10. As always, you have to delve deeper into the book, and once you do that, you get bits and pieces to put a whole puzzle together that Ms Webb has made for us This time we have the past, 1911 and the present 2011 I sure did LOVE the past Hester was so intriguing If I was her I would really have a complex Why wouldn t Bertie sleep with her What in the hay The present wasn t as interesting but I sure did love the way this bit of mystery, thriller and romance came along At first I really didn As always, you have to delve deeper into the book, and once you do that, you get bits and pieces to put a whole puzzle together that Ms Webb has made for us This time we have the past, 1911 and the present 2011 I sure did LOVE the past Hester was so intriguing If I was her I would really have a complex Why wouldn t Bertie sleep with her What in the hay The present wasn t as interestin...

  11. This book completely failed to hold my attention Given how little I liked Katherine Webb s last book The Legacy, I honestly have no idea what possessed me to read this one Except that I heard it was better It wasn t If anything, it was worse I didn t find any of the characters to be compelling or sympathetic The mystery was lame and in some ways not quite resolved in entirety It lacked details that make the book believable and the historical setting accessible The present day character w This book completely failed to hold my attention Given how little I liked Katherine Webb s last book The Legacy, I honestly have no idea what possessed me to read this one Except that I heard it was better It wasn t If anything, it was worse I didn t find any of the characters to be compelling or sympathetic The mystery was lame and in some ways not quite resolved in entirety It lacked details that make t...

  12. A body of a young man is found in Belgium by the War Graves Commission and a young journalist is called in to help identify him He has two letters, that have been sealed and are still readable and it is these letters that kept me reading, I really wanted to know what was hidden under the floorboards So back to 1911 we go, to a rectory with a very naive young woman, a maidservant with a past, a cold remote maybe homosexual preacher and a young man who is a theosophist and see fairies in nature A body of a young man is found in Belgium by the War Graves Commission and a young journalist is called in to help identify him He has two letters, that have been sealed and are still readable and it is these letters that kept me reading, I really wanted to know what was hidden under the floorboards So back to 1911 we go, to a rectory with a very naive young woman, a maidservant with a past, a cold remote maybe homose...

  13. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here An interesting take of a story based on the Cottingley Fairies It was rather slow in its telling , but Catherine and Hester were great strong female characters Albert Canning was scary in his beli...

  14. Another wonderful tale by Ms Webb As always, told in 2 timelines, with a mystery to solve I actually preferred the older story, that of Hester, the vicar, and Cat But of course both stories are woven together and the secrets come to light Really well done.

  15. I wanted, so much, to enjoy this book I had been eager to read it for some time, and when I found the ebook on sale for an excellent price, I snapped it up.And then I started reading it The housekeeperoh my God, the housekeeper She is fat No, you don t get it, she s REALLY FAT With flesh aprons and jowls and wattles andI don t even know Think of a grotesquerie and it is used to describe her In every scene she is in, her fatness is lovingly, ghoulishly detailed She s also gossipy, s I wanted, so much, to enjoy this book I had been eager to read it for some time, and when I found the ebook on sale for an excellent price, I snapped it up.And then I started reading it The housekeeperoh my God, the housekeeper She is fat No, you don t get it, she s REALLY FAT With flesh aprons and jowls and wattles andI don t even know Think of a grotesquerie and it is used to describe her In every scene she is in, her fatness is lovingly, ghoulishly detailed She s also gossipy, small minded and vicious, but what s really important is that we never forget that, you guys, she s SO FAT This character at a certain point just becomes a walking yo mama joke The skinny, antisocial housemaid imagines the chair collapsing under Mrs Bell and how she would then writhe about like a beetle on its back And then, very kindly, tel...