Tidelands


      Tidelands
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 Read [ Tidelands ] By [ Philippa Gregory ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

Philippa Gregory was an established historian and writer when she discovered her interest in the Tudor period and wrote the novel The Other Boleyn Girl, which was made into a TV drama and a major film Published in 2009, the bestselling The White Queen, the story of Elizabeth Woodville, ushered in a new series involving The Cousins War now known as The War of the Roses and a new era for the acclaimed author.Gregory lives with her family on a small farm in Yorkshire, where she keeps horses, hens and ducks Visitors to her site, www.PhilippaGregory.com become addicted to the updates of historical research, as well as the progress of her ducklings.Her other great interest is the charity she founded nearly twenty years ago Gardens for The Gambia She has raised funds and paid for 140 wells in the primary schools of the dry, poverty stricken African country Thousands of school children have learned market gardening, and drunk the fresh water in the school gardens around the wells.A former student of Sussex University, and a PhD and Alumna of the Year 2009 of Edinburgh University, her love for history and her commitment to historical accuracy are the hallmarks of her writing She also reviews for US and UK newspapers, and is a regular broadcaster on television, radio, and webcasts from her website Philipa s Facebook page

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  • Hardcover
  • 455 pages
  • Tidelands
  • Philippa Gregory
  • 21 May 2018
  • 1501187155

10 thoughts on “ Tidelands

  1. says:

    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 him through the mire t...

  2. says:

    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 ...

  3. says:

    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 ...

  4. says:

    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 withi...

  5. says:

    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 ...

  6. says:

    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 innate abilities as a herbalist, midwife, and a mother of two,...

  7. says:

    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 station, the two cannot marry When Alinor s healing powers are called into question and she is tried as a witch, James soon becomes her judge and jury, but does he have what it takes to denounce the claims Or is thereto Alinor s healing touch than he thought...

  8. says:

    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 wasn t a ver...

  9. says:

    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 ...

  10. says:

    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 spe...

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