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Poaching the River Rod Fleming

Poaching the River

Rod Fleming

Published January 1st 2006
ISBN : 9780955453502
Paperback
204 pages
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 About the Book 

Its a quiet afternoon in Auchpinkie, a tiny fishing village on the east coast of Scotland, and in her Corner Shop, Mae and her cronies are setting the world to rights. Suddenly a furniture van draws up outside one of the houses along the street. AMoreIts a quiet afternoon in Auchpinkie, a tiny fishing village on the east coast of Scotland, and in her Corner Shop, Mae and her cronies are setting the world to rights. Suddenly a furniture van draws up outside one of the houses along the street. A beautiful young woman is moving into Etta Swankies old house. But no-it cant be-thats Rae, Ettas daughter, and Etta always swore shed disinherit her! Over the next few days the action races to its riotous climax, as Big Sye, Raes cousin, poaches the River Pinkie in a daring adventure, the village public convenience is destroyed by a freak explosion, and the parish minister is baffled by the sudden religious conversion of two formerly heathenish young lads. Behind it all a spiders web of intrigue is woven, as the villagers conspire to get Big Sye and Rae together. But there are things going on that none of them ken, and secrets that only Raes old friend Izzie knows......... An action-packed tale of love and life, humour and romance, played out by an unforgettable cast of characters with genuine Scots voices, Poaching the River will make you laugh and cry out loud.