No Safe Anchorage


by Liz MacRae Shaw

‘An evocative and fast-moving tale…No Safe Anchorage, like its title, swirls with danger. It invokes the spirit of Robert Louis Stevenson whose childhood it portrays. With its sharp use of dialogue and tight, concise description, it also conjures up that writer in other ways, creating an adventure story that is as breathless and exciting as some of that nineteenth century novelist’s work’Donald S Murray, author of As the Woman Lay Dreaming: a novel on the Iolaire disaster

Paperback: 261 pages

Publisher: Top Hat Books, 2017

Language: English

1 in stock

Tom Masters, a nineteenth century naval officer, is a round peg in a square hole. A tantalising glimpse of a stranger leads him to jump ship on a quest to find her. His adventures, interwoven with the life of a young Robert Louis Stevenson, take Tom from the Isle of Skye to Canada.

There he encounters others who have been jettisoned by society, including Silent Owl, a Native American who becomes his soulmate. However, danger and exposure threaten Tom’s every move as he is forced to continue on his journey…

Liz MacRae Shaw lives on the Isle of Skye, Scotland, and finds inspiration for her historical fiction from Highland culture, family history and the stark but beautiful landscape of the island.

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Dimensions 13.9 × 1.5 × 21.7 cm

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