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Fairfield Hall by Margaret Dickinson
  

Fairfield Hall

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Margaret Dickinson returns to Lincolnshire and uses the magnificent Gunby Hall as her inspiration for the setting of Fairfield Hall. The Earl of Fairfield needs an heir to secure the future of his estate. Ambitious, self-made trawler owner needs a good marriage for his daughter. And so a deal is struck. Only there are others with an eye on Fairfield and a world war looms to destroy the young men. Dickinson is one of the best in this eventful gritty saga area.

If you like Margaret Dickinson you might also like to read books by Charlotte Bingham, Emma Blair and Annie Murray.

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Fairfield Hall by Margaret Dickinson

Ruthlessly ambitious Ambrose Constantine is determined that his daughter, Annabel, shall marry into the nobility. A fish merchant and self-made man, he has only his wealth to buy his way into society. When Annabel's secret meetings with Gilbert, a young man employed at her father's offices, stop suddenly, she learns that he has mysteriously disappeared. Heartbroken, she finds solace with her grandparents on their Lincolnshire farm, but her father will not allow her to hide herself in the countryside and enlists the help of a business connection to launch his daughter into society. During the London Season, Annabel is courted by James Lyndon, the Earl of Fairfield, whose country estate is only a few miles from her grandfather's farm. Believing herself truly loved at last, Annabel accepts his offer of marriage. It is only when she arrives at Fairfield Hall that she realizes the true reason behind James's proposal and the part her scheming father has played. Throughout the years that follow, Annabel experiences both heartache and Joy, and the birth of her son should finally secure the future of the Fairfield Estate. But there are others who lay claim to the inheritance igniting a feud that will only reach its resolution in the trenches of the First World War.

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About the Author

Margaret Dickinson

Born in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, Margaret Dickinson moved to the coast at the age of seven and so began her love for the sea and the Lincolnshire landscape. Her ambition to be a writer began early and she had her first novel published at the age of twenty-five. Married with two grown-up daughters, Margaret Dickinson combines a busy working life with her writing career.

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Publication date

1st February 2014

Author

Margaret Dickinson

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Publisher

Pan Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Format

Paperback
496 pages
Interest Age: From 18 years

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Family Drama
Sagas and Romance
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Sagas

ISBN

9781447237242

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