Candlemas Eve begins in 1880 in the north of England, in the smoke and fire of the Industrial Revolution. Jack and Celeste Potter find themselves orphaned in a world that is unforgiving to the poor and the friendless. As a result, they embark on separate journeys—Jack emigrating to Trenton, New Jersey, to make his fortune in the pottery industry, and Celeste staying behind to survive as best she can.
Candlemas Eve is the prequel to Edward Bloor’s Summer of Smoke, a novel describing America’s tumultuous race riots in the spring and summer of 1968. The two novels share the umbrella title A Thing of Beauty.
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