On TENTERHOOKS

    On Tenterhooks
    tenterhook - noun - "a hooked nail for securing cloth on a tenter"
    on tenterhooks - idiom - "in a state of suspense"

    Born in Lancashire, living in Yorkshire, storyteller Christine McMahon has travelled the world telling tales; with “On Tenterhooks” she brings her own special warmth and humour to suspenseful stories from our own backyard."
    With characteristic northern wit "On Tenterhooks" draws on the industrial history of Yorkshire and Lancashire mill towns with often tenuous links to our textile heritage. "On Tenterhooks" has been described as folktales with the occasional sheep!