The Widows Confession

The Widows Confession Broadstairs, Kent, 1850 Part Sea Bathing Resort, Part Fishing Village, This Is A Place Where People Come To Take The Air, And Where They Come To Hide Delphine And Her Sister Julia Have Come To The Seaside With A Secret, One They Have Been Running From For Years The Clean Air And Quiet Outlook Of Broadstairs Appeal To Them And They Think This Is A Place They Can Hide From The Darkness For Just A Little Longer.But This Is A Town With Its Own Secrets, And A Dark Past And When The Body Of A Young Girl Is Found Washed Up On The Beach, A Mysterious Message Scrawled On The Sand Beneath Her, The Past Returns To Haunt The Town, And They Cannot Escape What Happened Here Years Before A Compelling Story Of Secrets, Lies And Lost Innocence Broadstairs in Kent, is a sleepy sea bathing resort and is perfect spot for someone trying to escape there pasts like Delphine and her cousin Julia, or so it seems What appears to be an ideal location with it s clean air and sleepy outlook though will soon be shattered when the body of a young girl is found washed up on the beach Little is known about the child, Amy Phelps and it is assumed she has not met with foul play Things will become sinister though when another child, Catherine Walters Broadstairs in Kent, is a sleepy sea bathing resort and is perfect spot for someone trying to escape there pasts like Delphine and her cousin Julia, or so it seems What appears to be
It is 1852 and what could benormal than visitors coming to spend time at the seaside town of Broadstairs Edmund Steele, fleeing a failed love affair, arrives at the Parsonage to stay with Theo Hallam Delphine Beck and her cousin, Julia, have left their London home to save money The two ladies come originally from New York and Delphine has been exiled by her wealthy family, following a scandal Miss Warings is an older lady, visiting with her niece, the beautiful A
A twisting mystery set in the English coastal village of Broadstairs in the early 1850s Delphine Beck, the titular widow, has left behind a shameful past in New York City to travel through Europe with her cousin, Julia Mardell From London they continue to Broadstairs, which in the mid 19th century was becoming a popular tourist resort Also new to town is Edmund Steele, an early mind researcher who is fleeing a failed love affair He lodges with Reverend Theo Hallam, a former missionary to Cey A twisting mystery set in the English coastal village of Broadstairs in the early 1850s Delphine Beck, the titular widow, has left behind a sh
First let me say, its been a while, a very long while since I have read an historical novel However, the blurb caught my attention and I wanted to read it.I am glad I selected to read and review this book from Simon and Schuster UK Fiction via Net Galley as I would have missed out on something special.Its based around the 1800 s and a fishing village, but also a place where people come and look out, take a nice deep breath of fresh air and relax.However, things start to deter people away, becau First let me say, its been a while, a very long while since I have read an historical novel However, the blurb caught my attention and I wanted to read it.I am glad I selected to read and review this book from Simon and Schuster UK Fiction via Net Galley as I would have missed out on something special.Its based around the 1800 s and a fishing village, but also a place where people come and look out, take a nice deep breath of fresh air and relax.However, things start to deter people away, because a girls body is discovered on a beach, but this goes on, this won t be the only body discovered over time on the beach With the body of a young girl being found in the first degree, the doctor tries to cover it up After all, we don t want people thinking its a dangero
I quite enjoyed reading this book lots of twists and turns but I d worked out roughly whatwould happen half way through but had to continue reading to find out who dun it A bit slow in the beginning but great second half. Much better than the title suggests The book isn t so much a romance or a mystery the plot is just filler To me, it s mostly about what life was like for women in the early Victorian era, and how easily a woman s life could be ruined, and how few rights and options even wealthy women had at the
Delphine and her cousin Julia are running from a past in New York, something to do with Delphine and who she really is After spending time in London, they decided to head to Broadstairs in Kent for the summer of 1850, a nice little fishing village Or so they thought The town has secrets, and a darkness all of it s own, that s coming back from the past to haunt the present, not everyone had a nice childhood When a girl is found dead on the beach, with a mysterious word written in the sand nex Delphine and her cousin Julia are running from a past in New York, something to do with Delphine and who she really is After spending time in London, they decided to head to Broadstairs in Kent for the summer of 1850, a nice little fishing village Or so they thought The town has secrets, and a darkness all of it s own, that s coming back from the past to haunt the present, not everyone had a nice childhood When a girl is found dead on the beach, with a mysterious word written in the sand next to her, the authorities of a sort try to pass it off as an accidental drowning, but when another girl dies, and another attempt is made, it quickly becomes clear there s a killer in their midst Secrets are everywhere and not everyone is as they seem.Okay so I read The Silversmith s Wife from the library, because ya knowhistory geek and all that, and I can t resist a historical book of any
With inspiration of such a picturesque locale, time period and an intricate showcased painting, The Widow s Confession had quite of a bit of possibilities to explore So much so, that unfortunately the story became a little lost in the fog of different aspects of mystery and romance that it ultimately left this reader cold Perhaps it is just me and I have not been having much luck with my recent title purchases but this one disappoint
I received a print copy of this title from the publisher in exchange for review.Ten Second Synopsis Two American sisters come to Broadstairs, Kent in 1850 to hide from a secret in their past and enjoy the bracing sea breezes and picturesque painting opportunities When the corpses of young girls start turning up,than just sand is churned up as the townsfolk try to keep the past buried.I was hoping formystery and less atmosphere than was delivered in this book to be honest Essentiall I received a print copy of this title from the publisher in exchange for review.Ten Second Synopsis Two American sisters come to Broadstairs, Kent in 1850 to hide from a secret in their past and enjoy the bracing sea breezes and picturesque painting opportunities When the corpses of young girls start turning up,than just sand is churned up as the townsfolk try to keep the past buried.I was hoping formystery and less atmosphere than was delivered in this book to be honest Essentially, the story revolves around two sisters with a very mysterious past, who arrive in a seaside town in order to escape their past They are unwittingly drawn into a series of unlikely deaths There is plenty of broody atmosphere to go round, as well as a piecemeal approach to the reveal of past secrets as each chapter is preceded b
The Widow s Confession by Sophia Tobin is a Victorian gothic tale of guilty secrets and current jealousy set in the 1850s Broadstairs in Kent is the setting for this atmospheric tale of two American sisters on the run from a torrid past, and who have to keep moving from place to place in an attempt to live an anonymous lifestyle while maintaining an aura of respectable gentility But Broadstairs proves to be their undoing when petty social politics and upper middle class snobbery collide with t The Widow s Confession by Sophia Tobin is a Victorian gothic tale of guilty secrets and current jealousy set in the 1850s Broadstairs in Kent is the setting for this atmospheric tale of two American sisters on the run from a torrid past, and who have to keep moving from place to place in an attem

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  • Hardcover
  • 373 pages
  • The Widows Confession
  • Sophia Tobin
  • English
  • 20 November 2018
  • 1471128121