‘Somewhere Beyond The Sea’ is the latest book by Miranda Dickinson.
Seren MacArthur is living a life she never intended. Trying to save the Cornish seaside business her late father built â€“ while grieving for his loss â€“ she has put her own dreams on hold and is struggling. Until she discovers a half-finished seaglass star on her favourite beach during an early morning walk. When she completes the star, she sets into motion a chain of events that will steal her heart and challenge everything she believes. Jack Dixon is trying to secure a better life for daughter Nessie and himself. Left a widower and homeless when his wife died, heâ€™s just about keeping their heads above water. Finding seaglass stars completed on Gwithian beach is a bright spark that slowly rekindles his hope. Seren and Jack are searching for their missing pieces. But when they meet in real life, itâ€™s on the opposing sides of a battle. Jack is managing the redevelopment of a local landmark, and Seren is leading the community campaign to save it. Both have reason to fight â€“ Seren for the cause her father believed in, Jack for his livelihood. But only one can win. With so much at stake, will they ever find what they are really looking for?
For those who enjoy Miranda Dickinson, you will be familiar with warm hearted and magical story telling that is riddled with charm and love throughout and â€˜Somewhere Beyond The Seaâ€™ is no differentâ€™
Seen from the narrative of Seren and Jack, we meet two strangers who are destined to be together. Seren is struggling with her dadâ€™s business and has become the unlikely lead in the campaign of demolishing a special site that has been there for years. A significant landmark belonging to a female astronomer called Elinor Carne. Meanwhile Jack is trying to make to make ends meet and provide for his little girl even if he it means he becomes the enemy of the town.
Unbeknownst to the pair of them, even though they are enemies in real life, during the late night and early morning they are friends are they both create sea-glass stars, leaving a little bit of magic for each other.
This is truly a charming story that will really tug at the readerâ€™s heartstrings. Both characters are tortured and sweet souls, both wanting to make good for those around them and keep others happy whilst putting their own happiness at stake. Seren is a kind woman with a creative streak but stuck in a rut whilst she tries to save her deceased fatherâ€™s business. Having never really recovered from his sudden death, she finds herself guilt ridden to save the failing business. Jack is a handsome, single father whoâ€™s priority is his little girl, an outspoken little girl who believes in the magic of mermaids.
Sweetly written with heartwarming characters, â€˜Somewhere Beyond The Seaâ€™ is a captivating story that is fillers with magic and enchantment throughout.
You can buy Somewhere Beyond the Sea from Amazon and is available to buy from good bookshops.