A haunting novel of love and greed from the author of A HOUSE OF CLAY. Set against the turbulent years of the Industrial Revolution this is a tale of revenge and passion. In the Dorset village of WynfordTarrent, Beatrice Fayerdon, wife of the local miller, yearns for love and companionship. Then one day she witnesses a strange transaction - a wife-sale. Rumours are spread of Beatrice's infidelity and the full implications of the wife-sale become clear. Meanwhile at the mill, rebellion is in the air and Daniel Fayerdon seeks revenge on those who have defied him.
Used availability for Caroline Stickland's The Darkness of Corn
June 1990 : UK Hardback
May 1991 : USA Hardback
November 1990 : UK Hardback
March 1992 : UK Paperback
August 1993 : UK Audio Cassette