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By the Sea Part One: Tess

Book 1, By the Sea

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Description

In the tradition of Upstairs, Downstairs and Downton Abbey, BY THE SEA is a four-part saga that sweeps from the Gilded Age through the Roaring Twenties Gatsby era and then to the Great Depression, culminating after nearly a century in a last hurrah for Newport, Rhode Island, wealthy and alluring "City by the Sea."  Set against a backdrop of mansions, yachts, and new money, the novel traces the trials and adventures of three families from three different classes. 

Part 1:  TESS.  From the wild decadence of late nineteenth-century Newport comes the tale of Tess Moran, a beautiful Irish housemaid in one of the grand summer "cottages," who makes a dark bargain with a man of commanding wealth — and falls in love in the bargain.

Part 2:  AMANDA.  

Part 3:  LAURA.  

Part 4:  THE HEIRS.  

 
Reviews:

"A quality, original [work].  Antoinette Stockenberg has done her homework. The saga ... contains many of those little epiphanies, those moments of recognition. It is what makes, for example, Part One stand out from the rash of novels on class conflicts between Irish servants and their Yankee masters."
Providence Journal

"A riveting saga/mystery.  Ms. Stockenberg is a master of intrigue and romance ... she expertly leads readers through nearly a century of drama in the elegant, fascinating, and thrilling world of yacht racing [culminating in] a compelling mystery. This novel will provide smooth sailing for summer reading."
Rave Reviews

"The action moves along at a speed that makes it virtually impossible to put the book down. If I had had the time I could have read it non-stop, and I nearly did .... Here is a book to satisfy every sort of reader--those who crave fast action, Newport aficionados, and the romantics among us who love happy endings."
Newport This Week Magazine

"Sizzling [and] entertaining reading.  The well-researched novel uses real people and places—such as the Vanderbilts and Dennis Conner—as a backdrop to the unfolding drama.
Soundings Magazine

By the Sea Part One: Tess
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  • Category: Fiction & Literature
  • Published: Jun 27, 2013
  • Publisher: Antoinette Stockenberg
  • Seller: Antoinette Stockenberg
  • Print Length: 245 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Series: Book 1, By the Sea
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iOS device with iBooks 1.3.1 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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