No Safe Anchorage

Flight, exile, loss and hope

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Pub Date 27 Oct 2017 | Archive Date 08 Nov 2017

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Tom Masters, a nineteenth century naval officer, is a round peg in a square hole. A tantalising glimpse of a stranger leads him to jump ship on a quest to find her. His adventures, interwoven with the life of a young Robert Louis Stevenson, take Tom from the Isle of Skye to Canada. There he encounters others who have been jettisoned by society, including Silent Owl, a Native American who becomes his soulmate. But, danger and exposure threaten Tom's every move as he is forced to continue on his journey...

Tom Masters, a nineteenth century naval officer, is a round peg in a square hole. A tantalising glimpse of a stranger leads him to jump ship on a quest to find...


Advance Praise

An evocative and fast-moving tale set in Skye and the West Highlands before moving to Canada, 'No Safe Anchorage', like its title, swirls with danger. It invokes the spirit of Robert Louis Stevenson whose childhood it portrays. With its sharp use of dialogue and tight, concise description, it also conjures up that writer in other ways, creating an adventure story that is as breathless and exciting as some of that nineteenth century novelist's work.
Donald S Murray, author
    

An evocative and fast-moving tale set in Skye and the West Highlands before moving to Canada, 'No Safe Anchorage', like its title, swirls with danger. It invokes the...


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