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April 11, 2007

Chapter 14

Jean Day concludes her remarkable time-shift novel involving two great floods which, a century apart, devastated the village of Cley in Norfolk.

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April 04, 2007

Chapter 13

Mary and her family go the he village churchyard in Cley - and there she finds further confirmation of her story.

Earlier chapters of Jean Day's time-shift novel involving two great floods which swamped the village of Cley a century apart can be read by clicking on The Great Cley Flood in the menu on this page.

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March 28, 2007

Chapter 12

At last Mary convinces her husband of the truth of what happened to her on the night of the great Cley flood.

Jean Day continues her time-shift novel involving two devastating floods which washed over an East Anglian village a century apart.

For earlier chapters please click on The Great Cley Flood in the menu on this page.

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March 21, 2007

Chapter 11

Two women who lived who lived in different centuries are trying to track one another down. Jean Day continues her well-researched time-shift novel based on two devastating floods which, a hundred years apart, swamped a Norfolk village. To read earlier chapters please click on The Great Cley Flood in the menu on this page.

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March 14, 2007

Chapter 10

Mary decides she must go to Norwich to do research into who lived in the village of Cley a hundred years ago.

Jean Day continues her time-shift novel. To read earlier chapters please click on The Great Cley Flood in the menu on this page.

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March 07, 2007

Chapter 9

Mary finally tells her husband what happened to her on the night of the great Cley flood - and inevitably he does not believe her.

For earlier chapters of Jean Day's time-shift novel please click on The Great Cley Flood in the menu on this page.

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February 28, 2007

Chapter 8

"Buttercup Joe'' Lee gives a dramatic account of what happened to him on the night of the flood.

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February 21, 2007

Chapter 7

The village of Cley arrange an event to honour the bravery of those who came to the rescue on the night of the great flood. It is also an opportunity for villagers to recount their experiences on that night.

Jean Day continues her time-shift story of two great floods which, a century apart, struck the village of Cley.

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February 14, 2007

Chapter 6

Judith is sure that she has seen and heard the black hound, the sight of which is supposed to foretell a tragic event. And Rebecca continues to be deeply puzzled by the identity of the young woman who sheltered in her home on the night of the great Cley flood.

Jean Day continues her time-shift story based on two East Coast flood disasters which occurred a century apart.

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February 07, 2007

Chapter 5

Rebecca tells her doubting friends about the woman she sheltered in her home on the night of the great 1853 storm.

Jean Day's continues her intriguing time-shift story. To read earlier chapters please click on The Great Cley Flood in the menu on this page.

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January 31, 2007

Chapter 4

As floods came pounding into towns and villages on England's east coast, Mary had found herself carried back in time to a similiar flood a century earlier.

Now her husband Martin wants to know what happened to her on the night of the great storm, but she dare not give him the details.

To read earlier chapters of Jean Day's novel please click on The Great Cley Floods in the menu on this page.

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January 24, 2007

Chapter 3

The village of Cley is devastated by an epic flood. Thirty-year-old Mary Gardner, who is pregnant, is missing. Search parties go out - and two fifteen-year-old schoolboys come to the rescue.

Jean Day continues her time-shift story of two floods which devastated England's east coast. For earlier chapters please click on The Great Cley Flood in the menu on this page.

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January 17, 2007

Chapter 2

Mary Gardner is worried about the weather. The wind is blowing much harder than usual. She takes a walk through the seaside village of Cley and is almost blown off her feet. A branch dislodged by the wind from a huge oak tree strikes her on the head, knocking her to the ground...

When Mary recovers her senses she finds herself in another time...

Jean Day bases her well-researched time-shift novell on two epic floods which, a century apart, struck the village of Cley.

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January 10, 2007

Chapter 1

At the turn of the year in 1853 the village of Cley on the east coast of England was devastated by a flood.

This cataclysmic event is the basis of a vivid and memorable novel by Jean Day. The story will be serialised in weekly episodes in Open Writing over he next three months.

Today, in the first chapter, the storm clouds are gathering.

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