- Author: Eowyn Ivey
- Published: August 2012 by Tinder Press
- Category: Historical Fiction
Alaska, the 1920s. Jack and Mabel have staked everything on a fresh start in a remote homestead, but the wilderness is a stark place, and Mabel is haunted by the baby she lost many years before. When a little girl appears mysteriously on their land, each is filled with wonder, but also foreboding: is she what she seems, and can they find room in their hearts for her?
Jack and Mabel, a middle-aged couple, have relocated to Alaska after Mabel suffered a still birth. With no other children and a desperate longing which cannot now be fulfilled they needed a complete change of scene. It’s a struggle to survive in the wilderness on their homestead and Mabel is desperate to help Jack in the fields as a release for the utter misery she can’t escape when confined to…
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