The Family by the Shore
By June Davies
Published: September 12, 2011.
An Air Mail letter and wallet of photographs from Hong Kong bring startling news for Laura Robbins and her younger brother and sister at Spryglass, the tall old house facing the wild English seashore.
Since their mother died, Laura's cared for James and little Becky at Spryglass while their father, Ken, is at sea. Laura's happy and content, but Dad's news from overseas changes everything forever.