The Edge of Heaven

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Historical Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic
Set in the nineteenth century in the glorious Lakelands of Cumbria, The Edge of Heaven is a story of love and unsettling passions, relating to two very different young women and the men in their lives. The discontented Megan Greenward, who has spent all her life on her father’s farm and longs for change and excitement. And her cousin, Christa Sheridan, a warm-hearted girl, wild and audacious, with a fiercely independent spirit.

Miles Ramsey, who works on Joseph Greenward’s farm has deep feelings for one of the women, but both are drawn to Lawrence Vincent, a young doctor. Lawrence declares his love for Christa, triggering off a deep hatred in Megan, who haves her cousin abducted and abused in the most appalling way. Will Lawrence Vincent succeed in healing Christa with his love? And what becomes of Megan Greenward and her accomplice? When tragedy strikes again, Christa is brought to her knees, and longs to end it. But there's those who will not allow it.

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The Edge of Heaven

Submitted: October 02, 2014


Set in the nineteenth century in the glorious Lakelands of Cumbria, The Edge of Heaven is a story of love and unsettling passions, relating to two very different young women and the men in their lives. The discontented Megan Greenward, who has spent all her life on her father’s farm and longs for change and excitement. And her cousin, Christa Sheridan, a warm-hearted girl, wild and audacious, with a fiercely independent spirit.

Miles Ramsey, who works on Joseph Greenward’s farm has deep feelings for one of the women, but both are drawn to Lawrence Vincent, a young doctor. Lawrence declares his love for Christa, triggering off a deep hatred in Megan, who haves her cousin abducted and abused in the most appalling way. Will Lawrence Vincent succeed in healing Christa with his love? And what becomes of Megan Greenward and her accomplice? When tragedy strikes again, Christa is brought to her knees, and longs to end it. But there's those who will not allow it.
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Submitted: October 02, 2014

THE EDGE OF HEAVEN CHAPTER TWO The sloping track led through a vast sea of bracken. The muscles in the mare’s back legs quivered ... Read Chapter

Submitted: October 04, 2014

THE EDGE OF HEAVEN CHAPTER THREE   Lawrence Vincent’s restlessness drove him from the cottage. He felt the need to wal... Read Chapter

Submitted: October 06, 2014

Chapter Four   Christa slipped from her bed, creeping across the thick carpet to the smouldering fire, which was almost out.... Read Chapter