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‘Return Of The Stranger’ by Reay Tannahill

So as not to show any spoilers I have not included a synopsis, however, you can find out more about the story by simply clicking on the cover image.

If you don’t really want to read any major spoilers, then you can tease yourself a little more, by reading the first few lines of the story … here

Night after night during the golden, early summer dusks of the Season, the West End of London was crammed with conveyances bearing white neck-tied gentlemen and exquisitely coiffed ladies to dinner engagements designed to fortify them against evenings rarely less than six parties deep. Tassie, sufficiently familiar by now with the fashionable world to recognise some of the carriages, found herself speculating occasionally, as she walked from the Bayswater Road to Audley Street or Mount Street, as to where their occupants might be bound.

From the grandiose mansions of Belgravia to the leafy confines of St John’s Wood there were red carpets laid out for them, doors standing open for them, perspiring kitchens waited to feed them. There were footmen to escort them upstairs and grooms on guard, downstairs, to chase from their sight the ragged Amelia Anns and Sarah Janes, the waifs from the slums with smaller waifs clutched by the hand, whose evening pastime was to stand outside the houses of the rich and watch the fine gentlemen and pretty ladies come and go.

Paperback Edition – Page 368

Teaser Tuesday Button - A Daily Rhythm


Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by … Jenn at ‘A Daily Rhythm’

Anyone can take part, by just doing the following:

Grab your current read.

Open to a random page.

  1. Share a couple of  “teaser” sentences, from somewhere on that page.
  2. Be careful not to share “spoiler” sentences.
  3. Remember to share the title and author too.
  4. Head on over to ‘A Daily Rhythm’ and leave a link to your post, so that others can share it and you can share other people’s.

It would be great if you then decided to leave a comment for Jenn, as we all like to receive them and are interested in sharing your thoughts.

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I can’t remember a time, even as a child, when I haven’t been passionate about books and reading.
I began blogging, when I realised just how many other people out there shared my passion for the written word and I have been continually amazed at the wealth of books that are available and the amount of great new friends I have made, from literally 'The Four Corners Of The World'.

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