Local author releases The Whitby Trap
Friday 16th December
Sometimes you choose a place, sometimes it chooses you. We all love to walk the narrow streets of Whitby’s old town and imagine what it must have been like to …
The Whitby TRAP takes people who have come to stay on Henrietta Street for the weekend and hurls them to 1821 on an action-packed time travelling adventure. The whaling industry is fading and so is ship building, but the press gangs still turn up to take fathers, sons, husbands and uncles. While life for Rebecca, a Whitby fisherwoman, is hard, she still finds time to help the strange women who appear on a backlit street claiming to be from the 21st century and looking for their friend.
What is happening in and beneath the old town hall on Church Street? Is the women’s friend still in Whitby or has he been spirited away on a ship? Two teenagers have come to Whitby with their parents to go hunting for ammonites but they meant fossils not living animals.
Sometimes when a strange door appears where there should be a wall you just have to turn away…
The Whitby TRAP, by C.M.Vassie author of the bestselling SCRAVIR – While Whitby Sleeps, is available from all Whitby’s independent bookshops on Church Street and Skinner Street, in Saltburn, and online at injinipress.co.uk and the the whitbyguide.co.uk