A former Monkseaton teacher has released a novel about strong northern women.
Local writer Chrissie Bradshaw, who went to Morpeth Grammar School, has set her debut novel, A Jarful of Moondreams, in the North East.
The story tells a tale of sparring sisters, family secrets and a love match made in the North.
The book will be available as an ebook and in paperback from July 22. It can be pre-ordered.