When Lydia Middletons father dies in a fall from Whitbys pier she blames
her estranged uncle. Events take her to Teesside where the discovery of ironstone enables
her to speed up her desire for revenge but brings the risk of losing her childhood
The many fans of Jessica Blair will be delighted with this latest addition to the
The Long Way Home is a treat.Yorkshire Gazette and Herald.
Theres one thing Jessica Blairs novels are never short of and
thats plot. Whitby Gazette.
As the only daughter of a wealthy and indulgent father, Lydia Middleton faces a bright
future, secure in the knowledge that her childhood sweetheart, David Drayton, will one day
be her husband. When Mr Middleton loses his fortune and then his life, the Draytons
swiftly reconsider and Lydia's uncle repossesses the family home. Lydia decides to
accompany her brother to Middlesborough but she promises herself that, one day, she will
return to exact a fitting revenge on her uncle. Lydia prospers but risks losing David, who
has stayed faithful to her. Vengeance or the path of true love - which will Lydia choose?