Saturday, 1 August 2015

'Doctor of the High Fells' by Elizabeth Gill

Release date: 27th August 2015
Published by: Quercus
ISBN No:978 1784291488

Prue's heart beat hard - she had heard of the low seams of the mines of north west Durham: some of them were only eighteen inches high and she had always had a fear of being enclosed. This was her job, she told herself, this was what she had wanted. She must do it. So she picked up her bag and followed them to the cage which carried the miners below ground, praying that the man did not die, that she need not produce some miracle...
Determined to practice as a doctor, Prue escapes a loveless marriage to journey far from home and join a surgery in Tow Law. But she soon finds that long hours and limited resources are only the beginning -gaining the townspeople's trust will be her greatest challenge of all.
From the bestselling author of Miss Appleby's Academy comes the story of Prue Stanhope, young woman doctor to the miners of Tow Law, County Durham.

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