“Women of the Dunes” by Sarah Maine – Book Review @AtriaBooks #NetGalley @SarahMaineBooks #WomenOfTheDunes

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“Years, after all, are only numbers.
Time is a continuum, but is it linear or coiled in cycles?”

This haunting story is told via three separate time-lines.Ulla (800 A.D.) – a pagan Norsewoman who comes ashore the western Scottish coast with her injured lover and plundered bounty. She enlists the aid of a Christian monk/holy man by the name of Odrhan to nurse her lover back to health. Ellen (1890) – a young house maid working at Sturrock House. Distantly related to the Sturrock family via an illegitimate connection, Ellen has lived in the area her entire life. Ellen is very fond of the youngest son of the house, yet the elder son has her in his sites… Ellen wouldn’t be the first house maid to have fallen victim to his lustful advances and skillful manipulations.

Libby(2012) – a young woman in her late twenties who works at…

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