Time and Tide

Time and Tide Vet Zach Clay and his pregnant wife Robyn live a peaceful life in their cottage on the shores of Felton Bay disturbed only by Robyn s concern with climate change and Zach s unease about Robyn s pr

  • Title: Time and Tide
  • Author: Mary O'Sullivan
  • ISBN: 9781842234556
  • Page: 247
  • Format: Paperback
  • Vet ,Zach Clay and his pregnant wife, Robyn, live a peaceful life in their cottage on the shores of Felton Bay, disturbed only by Robyn s concern with climate change and Zach s unease about Robyn s previous ten year affair with Kevin Phillips, her boss on Daily News, the newspaper for which she writes When an outbreak of Bluetongue Virus, the first in Ireland, occursVet ,Zach Clay and his pregnant wife, Robyn, live a peaceful life in their cottage on the shores of Felton Bay, disturbed only by Robyn s concern with climate change and Zach s unease about Robyn s previous ten year affair with Kevin Phillips, her boss on Daily News, the newspaper for which she writes When an outbreak of Bluetongue Virus, the first in Ireland, occurs in a local sheep herd, the media, including, Kevin Phillips, arrive in Felton to report on the animal sickness Robyn, now eight months pregnant, is confused by her renewed contact with Kevin Phillips and jealous to see her friend and neighbour, Tansy Bingham, develop a relationship with him.After the Met Office issue a weather alert, the people of Felton know their coastal village is in danger of flooding As the weather warnings grow urgent and the threatened Atlantic storm develops into a hurricane, the people have to unite to protect themselves against hurricane Kimi.Sheltering in the safety of their Community Hall, cut off from any contact with the outside world, together they face the might of hurricane Kimi It is a night of fear, violence, bravery, good and evil A night when all pretence is gone and only the truth survives.

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    1. What would you do if everything you loved was about to disappear forever?This is what a community of people in a coastal bay called Felton face when an outbreak of Bluetongue virus occurs in a local sheep herd. Then the met office issues a weather alert. All coastal areas in Ireland are in danger of severe flooding. The threatened storm develops into a hurricane. The people of Felton have to unite to survive, sheltering in the fragile community hall. Together they face the might of hurricane Kim [...]

    2. I want to start off by saying how much I enjoyed this book. I started it yesterday morning and had finished it by lunch time the very next day!This is a enchanting tale of how a community pulls together in a crisis. There are a wide range of characters within the story, each with their own different developing journey, and each story is as gripping and compelling to read as the next. Robyn was a particularly fantastic character. She has many layers and as the story develops, you find a lot more [...]

    3. I really dont know how to express how flipping brilliant this book is. It has literally had me sat on the edge of my seat!! I didn’t really like the look of the book from the cover; I thought it was going to be too much mills and boon. But I was so very wrong. It is written brilliantly giving the reader just enough description of what is going on with the hurricane not to confuse even the simplest of us, yet enough to get your heart racing when there is danger around. There is 3 stories tied t [...]

    4. In a tale rich in character and description, this novel takes us on a journey of love, longing, courage, suspense, deceit, intrigue, hope and betrayal from the first page to the last. As the residents of the small town of Felton Bay steel themselves against the onslaught of Hurricane Kimi the narrative deftly intertwines the big picture of ensuing devastation with the engrossing personal stories of memorable characters. While Robyn and Zach are clearly the centerpiece of this novel, in no way do [...]

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