Great news indeed! Apparently the BBC were rubbing their hands in glee at the prospect of having a major competitor to Downton Abbey in the bag.
Tide was nearly full. Mist lay in a grey scarf along the line of the cliffs. .. and they walked home hand in hand through the slanting shadows of the new darkness.
The BBC has just announced that another series, featuring books 3 and 4 has been commissioned! The news has followed information that the series has been averaging 8 million viewers per episode, which these days is brilliant.