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The Flower Seller

Author:

Linda Finlay

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Isabella Carrington has been brought up in a life of privilege in London. Her life seems perfect, until her father suddenly announces bankruptcy. To save Isabella from destitution he sends her to stay with family she has never met, far away on a violet farm deep in Devon. Isabella is horrified to find her uncle expects her to work for her keep, packing up the flowers and selling them in the nearby market. However she soon discovers that life on a violet farm may not be so bad, especially when she meets handsome local farmer Felix Furneaux...

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ISBN:

9780750547178

Published:

01-08-2019

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The Girl With The Red Ribbon

Author:

Linda Finlay

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Rowan is devastated when her mother dies. And when her father marries a scheming woman who makes it clear she doesn't see Rowan as part of her new family, she finds herself facing a desolate future at the asylum. Yet Rowan refuses to give up hope. With her mother's cherished red ribbon tied around her wrist, she draws on the strength of her spirit to plot a daring escape to a nearby town. It is here that Rowan finds work as an apprentice to a bonnet and dressmaker, discovering a natural talent for colour and detail that brings success beyond her wildest dreams.

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ISBN:

9780750541947

Published:

01-02-2016

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The Royal Lacemaker

Author:

Linda Finlay

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Seventeen years old, Lily Rose scratches out a meagre living making lace, responsible for her siblings following the death of their parents. Hundreds of miles away, in London, Queen Victoria is preparing for her wedding. She will wear the most exquisite dress, bearing the famous Honiton lace. Lily is selected as one of the few to work on this top-secret commission, quickly making an impression, working day and night. But there are those who want to see Lily fail, including Squire Clinsden who issues her with a terrible ultimatum - work for him, and be subject to his unwanted advances, or put loved ones at risk.

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ISBN:

9780750541756

Published:

01-12-2015

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The Sea Shell Girl

Author:

Linda Finlay

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Seventeen-year-old Merryn Dyer has been helping her mother knit fishermen's jumpers in their little Cornish village for as long as she can remember. Blonde and blue-eyed, she is different to the rest of the villagers and never felt like she fitted in. She takes after her father, her mother says - a seaman who died before she was born. Life's a struggle. So when she is offered a job in a department store in Plymouth, she jumps at the chance, despite her mother's reservations. However, once out of her village she begins to uncover long-buried secrets about her past that threaten to unravel everything that she thought she knew.

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750544429

Published:

01-06-2017

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Mist

Author:

Mary Fitzgerald

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Lark has been wandering the country for many years, with no real place to call home. Then she meets Matthew Williams, a Canadian who has inherited a run-down hill farm in North Wales. Young and enthusiastic, Matthew has no knowledge of farming and no experience of living in the countryside. Entranced by the beauty and wildness of the place, Lark agrees to help, and together they throw themselves into getting the farm onto its feet. Until a terrible accident brings Matthew's father over from Canada, and suddenly none of their lives will be the same.

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ISBN:

9780750541923

Published:

01-01-2016

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The Love Of A Lifetime

Author:

Mary Fitzgerald

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From the moment Elizabeth Nugent arrives to live on Richard Wilde's family's farm in Shropshire, he is in love with her. And as they grow up, it seems like nothing can keep them apart. But as the Second World War rages, Richard is sent to fight in the jungles of Burma, leaving Elizabeth to deal with a terrible secret that could destroy his family. Despite the distance between them, Richard and Elizabeth's love remains constant through war, tragedy and betrayal. But once the fighting is over, will the secrets and lies that Elizabeth has been hiding keep them apart for ever?

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ISBN:

9780750539180

Published:

01-06-2014

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The Very Thought Of You

Author:

Mary Fitzgerald

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It's 1944 and three very different women join a touring variety group and travel through Europe, performing to troops, as World War II draws to a close. Catherine's husband has been reported missing in action and she needs a job to support her mother and daughter. Della, a Liverpudlian show girl, is ambitious for fame and hides her problems behind a devil-may-care attitude. Frances, titled but impoverished, will do anything to keep the family home safe for her brother, a POW in the Far East. The three women form a strong bond. But when they follow the advancing army through France, it's clear that nobody will come home the same.

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ISBN:

9780750543569

Published:

01-01-2017

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What Tomorrow Brings

Author:

Mary Fitzgerald

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Independent-minded journalist Seffy Blake falls instantly in love with the mysterious Amyas Troy when they meet on an idyllic beach in Cornwall in 1937. But Amyas runs off to fight in Spain before he can fulfil his promise to marry her. Heartbroken Seffy returns to work at a national newspaper, working as assistant to Charlie Bradford, a renowned foreign correspondent. As her work takes her to Berlin and war-torn Spain, her path crosses with Amyas again, and her love remains undimmed. But a night on a bleak mountain in Spain changes her life forever, and Seffy needs to decide what is important.

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ISBN:

9780750540520

Published:

01-03-2015

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When I Was Young

Author:

Mary Fitzgerald

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Eleanor is seventeen when she goes to the Loire Valley on a French exchange. But the beauty of her surroundings is at odds with the family who live there. It is a family torn apart by the terrible legacy of the German occupation, and poisoned by the secrets they keep. Eleanor is drawn to Etienne, the dark and brooding owner, though his wife's malicious behaviour overshadows their lives. But when death comes to the vineyard, Eleanor finds her faith in her new-found love is tested to the limits.

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ISBN:

9780750539920

Published:

01-12-2014

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The Glovemaker's Daughter

Author:

Leah Fleming

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1666. A child is born in the farmhouse at Windebank, in Yorkshire. Named Rejoice (Joy) by her dying father, Joy grows up witness to the persecution of the farming community for following a banned faith. A passionate, rebellious and courageous woman, Joy joins a group of Yorkshire pioneers travelling to the New World to form a colony close to Philadelphia. 2014. A leather-bound book is found buried in the walls of the Meeting House, Pennsylvania. Its details trace the owner back to a Yorkshire farm in the Dales. And so a correspondence begins between Rachel Moorside and the man who found the journal, Sam Storer, as she uncovers her family history.

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750546362

Published:

01-10-2018

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The Last Pearl

Author:

Leah Fleming

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1879, York: Greta Costello works as a Saturday girl for an old jeweller, Saul Abrahams. Her long fingers and appreciation of beauty persuade Saul to train her as a pearl stringer, which leads her to a new life. 1879, Scotland: Jem Baillie knows the immense power of a perfect pearl. His father was a fisherman in Scotland, and together they found the rarest of pearls, a great white pearl they call Queenie. When this is stolen, they seek revenge. This is one woman's journey to open the shell she has built around herself to reveal the true beauty within.

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750543194

Published:

01-01-2017

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A Christmas Candle

Author:

Katie Flynn

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1939. All over Britain, children are being evacuated. Eve Armstrong and her little brother are headed for Devon with their mother. As the train pulls out of London, Eve sees a rude boy sticking his tongue out amongst the shabbily dressed evacuees. At first Eve is happier than ever at Drake's Farm. Not even her daily chores dampen her spirits. So when Eve runs into the boy from the station, Johnny Durrell, they call a truce and soon become firm friends. But then new evacuee Connie Hale arrives on the scene. Connie is pretty, but also lazy and spiteful - and Johnny's new best friend. Will she fight for Johnny or concede defeat?

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750546539

Published:

01-11-2018

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