Set in Dorset in the summer of 1804, against the backdrop of the threatened Napoleonic invasion of Britain, 'A Time to Keep' inhabits terrain somewhere between Jane Austen and Charles Dickens, with its ambitious middle-classes, its garrison of eligible officers, and its impoverished low-lifes. Driving the plot is an unlikely but passionate romance between Mary, a well-born but feisty young woman, and Isaac, the youngest son of a family of notorious smugglers
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