Abigail is growing up more akin to her father, foreshadowing the estrangement from her mother, Hilda.

She was always a ‘Daddy’s girl’, riding on Josh’s shoulders down the sea wall, patting down the sand he dug for castles, bringing him the biggest shells and the brightest pebbles, creeping under his blanket to shelter from a thunderstorm.

Excerpt 2 from Skolthan