The Sea Gate

The Sea Gate

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Olivia, Rebecca's elderly cousin, is stuck in hospital with no hope of being discharged until her house is made habitable again. Rebecca sets to work restoring the home to its former glory, but as she peels back the layers of paint and grime, she uncovers even more buried secrets--secrets from a time when the Second World War was raging, when Olivia was a young woman, and when both romance and danger lurked around every corner.
Publisher: Toronto : Simon & Schuster Canada, ♭2020.
Edition: Simon & Schuster Canada edition.
ISBN: 9781982140878
Characteristics: 410 pages ;,23 cm.

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phyllis94941
Mar 06, 2021

Loved this book! Exceptionally well-written novel containing all the elements of a captivating read! Beautiful descriptions of the wild landscape and the Cornwall coast, an old decrepit house with treasures in the attic and a dark and mysterious cellar; family secrets and dangerous neighbors, a dual timeline between the present and WWII, and a strong female protagonist in each time period with romance for each of them. Oh yes, and a parrot. If you like Kate Morton's novels, you must read this one. The Sea Gate is now on my favorites shelf.

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marybellinger
Dec 28, 2020

I loved this book! It had a little bit of everything: historical fiction (WWII in Cornwall), romance, mystery, racial tension, family dynamics, and some very strong female characters. The story line was believable and I just couldn't put it down. It has been a long time since I read a book that I enjoyed this much. Women will love this!

debwalker Nov 28, 2020

A house full of secrets in Cornwall.

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