[Reading] ➵ The House at Mermaid's Cove ➼ Lindsay Jayne Ashford – Sisnlaw.co.uk

The House at Mermaid's Cove As World War II Rages, Love, Mystery, And Secrets Collide On The English Coast In A Riveting Novel By The Bestselling Author Of The Snow Gypsy In April A Young Woman Washes Ashore On A Deserted Beach In Cornwall, England With Shorn Hair And A Number Stitched On Her Tattered Chemise, Alice Is The Survivor Of A Ship Torpedoed By A German U Boat She S Found By The Mysterious Viscount Jack Trewella, Who Suspects That She S A Prisoner Of War Or A Spy But The Secret Alice Asks Jack To Keep Is One He Could Never Have Guessed, And It Creates An Intimate Bond He Never ExpectedWith Her True Identity Hidden Beneath The Waves, Alice Grasps The Chance To Reinvent Herself But As She Begins To Fall For Jack, She Discovers He Has Secrets Too Ones Echoing The Legend Of A Mermaid Said To Lure Men Into The Dark Depths Of The SeaFor Two Strangers In The Shadow Of War, Lost Love, And Haunting Memories, Is It Time To Let Go Of The Past Or To Finally Face It Whatever The Risks


10 thoughts on “The House at Mermaid's Cove

  1. Lucinda Lucinda says:

    This was a surprising book First time I read this author and I was captivated from the beginning It s set in WWII, just before D Day, in Cornwall and France Alice washes ashore after the ship she was traveling in is sunk Jack s dog finds her on the beach and he takes her to the boathouse until she can


  2. Jeanette Jeanette says:

    Both the title and cover initially drew my attention to The House at Mermaid s Cover Absolutely enjoyed Loved all the characters, especially Alice and Jack The ending was just how i wanted it to end I also enjoyed reading how the story came about and shall look forward visiting the National Trust Gardens when i


  3. Annette Annette says:

    I wanted to read this book because I really liked the cover It was a good book, with interesting characters I enjoyed it Thanks to Netgalley for the early copy


  4. Yolanda Yolanda says:

    I really liked this one about a different aspect of WW II It was interesting and told from a different perspective than most I really liked it Thanks to Netgalley and the publisher for letting me review this book


  5. Debra Schoenberger Debra Schoenberger says:

    It s nice to read a WWII story that hasn t already been told Alice, en route from Africa to Ireland is washed ashore after her ship was torpedoed off the coast of England A kindly local man finds her and cares for her, uncertain about who she is, her numbered chemise and shorn locks are a mystery to him Alice is grateful for the help she s r


  6. Rachel Jeffery Rachel Jeffery says:

    Genre Historical Fiction Rating 5 5 Plot In April 1943 a young woman washes ashore on a deserted beach in Cornwall, England With shorn hair and a number stitched on her tattered chemise, Alice is the survivor of a ship torpedoed by a German U boat She s found by the mysterious Viscount Jack Trewella, who suspects that she s a prisoner of war or a spy


  7. Danielle Windecker Danielle Windecker says:

    Unique and captivating, this is not just another historical fiction novel about World War Two It s 1943 and war is ravaging Europe When a young woman with a shaved head and numbered clothing washes ashore on a remote beach in Cornwall, England, her rescuer makes assumptions about her past Alice s history, however, ismysterious and complex than Viscount Jack Tre


  8. Jacqui Huntley Jacqui Huntley says:

    A gentle romance against a solid background of WW2 and the ways that the Cornish helped the French Resistance Our heroine, Alice, washes ashore after the ship she was travelling on was torpedoed She s rescued by Jack, who turns out to be the local laird ok it s Cornwall not Scotland, but he s a Viscount and his family have run the area for centuries Both of them have a p


  9. Kathryn Kathryn says:

    ARC provided for review by netgalley.I wasn t too sure what to make of this once I started it, I had been attracted to it by the cover and title and hadn t really paid much attention to the blurb.Alice is washed ashore at Mermaid s Cove after the ship she was travelling back to Ireland on was sunk by the Germans, she is found at the waters edge by Jack who quickly realises she has


  10. We Hae Books We Hae Books says:

    There s nothing supernatural, let that be clear That s purely down to the name of the area and the legend about how it got that name being related to mermaids That said, it s still farenjoyable than I expected when I realised this It s mostly Jack and Alice s story, but there s also Alice s struggle with renouncing the nun life, and a fair bit of background and events relating to WW2 that h


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