This warm-hearted tale explores marriage, love, and longing, set against the majestic backdrop of Morecambe Bay, the Lakeland Fells, and the faded splendour of the Midland Hotel.

 

Ted Marshall meets Rene in the dancehalls of Morecambe and they marry during the frail optimism of the 1950s. They adopt the roles expected of man and wife at the time: he the breadwinner at the family ceramics firm, and she the loyal housewife. But as the years go by, they find themselves wishing for more…

 

After Ted survives a heart attack, both see it as a new beginning… but can a faded love like theirs ever be rekindled?  

 

ISBN 9781999630577

 

Published on 23 November 2020 in paperback and ebook. 

Early, pre-ordered copies of the paperback are available now, exclusively via the website bookshop. 

In the Sweep of the Bay by Cath Barton

£9.00Price