Why did orphan Abby walk away from a seven-figure inheritance? Just closed the door of her Birmingham flat and left. She walked for four days with rucksack and sleeping bag and never looked back. An orphan who was comfortable, indulged and pampered by her eminent uncle. However, Uncle Raymond had never understood his niece, least of all this sudden interest in a past that was better left alone. Was it the desire to seek the mother she had never known? Certainly not the father for he was, in the words of dear Aunt Liddy, nothing at all. But Abby had in her rucksack one cherished memory of her mother: a little book of verse and between its yellowing pages a photo – a holiday snap of a girl on a beach at Sea Cliffs, and who, it is said, was her mother. And it seems there's an uncanny likeness between the two because at twenty-one, Abby is the same age as her mother when tragedy struck. That was how it ended, so it is said. But was it really like that? Abby arrives at Sea Cliffs and tucked away on the harbour is a shop that is so curious that she cannot resist entering and there she meets an elderly gentleman who addresses her as Abigail…
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P. F. Hodges lives in the UK and has been writing fiction for many years. Shop of Curiosities is his second novel and follows Perfectly Polished into the Amazon CreateSpace and Kindle listings.
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Book Description CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 298 pages. 7.81x5.06x0.68 inches. This item is printed on demand. Bookseller Inventory # zk1482020459