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Another Man's Child

Author:

Anne Bennett

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Celia Mulligan is in love with farmhand Andy McCadden, but her father refuses to let his daughter marry a mere labourer. Celia elopes with Andy and they take a ship to England. While on board, Celia meets Annabel, a demure young woman who tells her in confidence that a friend of her father forced himself upon her and she is pregnant. Annabel asks Celia if she will accompany her to Birmingham as her lady's maid. Andy encourages Celia to accept - he can find employment for himself and save for their future. But soon Celia is forced to choose between the man she loves, and the love of a vulnerable child...

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750544078

Published:

01-04-2017

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Child On The Doorstep

Author:

Anne Bennett

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Angela McClusky is haunted by the young baby that she abandoned on the steps of the workhouse. Born out of wedlock and the result of a traumatic assault, the child only has a locket to remind her of the family she never knew. Angela has carried the guilt of her actions with her for almost a decade. Now widowed and alone, in a world where work is scarce and life is tough, she works tirelessly to provide for her family - and to keep herself from agonising over the past. But her secrets won't stay hidden and Angela will be forced to face the choices that she made...

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750547260

Published:

01-04-2019

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Forget-Me-Not Child

Author:

Anne Bennett

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Angela McClusky comes with her adopted family to Birmingham after fleeing the terrible poverty in Ireland, but their dreams of a better life are ruined as misfortune follows them. When Angela marries her childhood sweetheart, she has hopes of a brighter future, but her husband is called up to fight in the Great War. Tragedy strikes and Angela is left to rear her frail daughter on her own, though the worst is yet to come when Angela suffers another terrible misfortune. As the terrible conflict drags on for years with little contact from the men sent off to fight, can Angela find the courage to face so many hardships alone?

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750544351

Published:

01-08-2017

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A Family's Duty

Author:

Maggie Bennett

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1938, Britain and Germany are on the brink of war, and tension and fear is felt throughout Europe. In the small Hampshire village of North Camp, the lives of Tom Munday, his family and friends will be changed forever. Their stories of romance, both lawful and illicit, loss, hope and the will to endure are all inextricably linked and transformed by wartime England. For the Munday family, the effects of war echo on for generations.

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750538527

Published:

01-12-2013

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The Country Doctor's Choice

Author:

Maggie Bennett

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The market town of Everham is full of rumours and counter-rumours. Dr Leigh McDowall, medical registrar, is taking a refresher course in obstetrics. He is immediately attracted to Dr Shelagh Hammond, obstetric surgeon, but she is deeply involved with another doctor, Paul Sykes and is caring for her terminally ill mother, who has a secret of her own. Meanwhile Reverend Derek Bolt is troubled by the unwanted attentions of a female parishioner and he confides in headmaster Jeremy North. Set against the back-drop of the Profumo affair that rocked Britain, Everham's own politics reach a dramatic scandalous crescendo.

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750541084

Published:

01-08-2015

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A Tapestry Of Dreams

Author:

Jessica Blair

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As heir to his father's woollen mill, Daniel Bullen is caught between duty and privilege. One day he will be a wealthy and respected man- but in the meantime his father has authority over him. Daniel takes himself a mistress and for a while is content with his measure of rebellion. Daniel meets Susannah Charlesworth, sole heiress to the prosperous Stockdale Estate and sees a way to becoming twice as wealthy as his father. The marriage Susannah enters into with such high hopes soon becomes a joyless prison. Can Susannah ever find the love and happiness she truly yearns for in this tapestry of dreams?

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750539975

Published:

01-09-2014

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Just One More Day

Author:

Jessica Blair

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1939: Carolyn Maddison decides as soon as she is eighteen she will join the Women's Auxiliary Air Force. Reporting to the Air Ministry she meets good-looking, charismatic pilot, Charlie Wade. He believes Carolyn should work as an Intelligence officer, and suggests she should serve on an active bombing station. Carolyn obtains a prestigious posting in 5 Group Bomber Command, briefing and debriefing aircrew. Carolyn resists her feelings for her dashing pilot, deciding it's not worth the risk of loving a man in wartime...only to wonder if she has done the right thing when a new WAAF on the station sets her cap at him.

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750541299

Published:

01-10-2015

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The Life She Left Behind

Author:

Jessica Blair

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As a young widow, Glenda McKinley is torn between remaining at her beloved estate in the Scottish Highlands, and following the plans her deceased husband made to go to America. When the family doctor suggests her daughter Caitlin's health would improve by moving, the family prepare to go to Colorado. This is a blow to Ros, the eldest girl, who has fallen in love with Clive, son of their estate manager. But for her sister's sake, she agrees to try life on her uncle's cattle ranch. When a gentle cowboy falls for Glenda, she is inclined to stay, but Ros yearns to go back. Can they ever find true happiness?

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Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750545662

Published:

01-05-2018

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Tread Softly, Alice

Author:

Jessica Blair

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Alice Ware, aged 18, is pretty, charming and impetuous. At home in Yorkshire, she is determined to seize any fresh opportunities and experiences that come her way. The arrival of a new neighbour, the elegant and scandalous Mrs Emma Cheevey, leads to visits from her two highly eligible soldier sons. Alice is instantly drawn to Matthew, the younger brother - and then Captain Steven Cheevey arrives home from South Africa. Alice's choice is made, her future secure...until a reckless decision throws the lives of three people into turmoil.

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Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750542920

Published:

01-09-2016

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Cavendon Hall

Author:

Barbara Taylor Bradford

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Lady Daphne Ingham is the most beautiful of the Earl's daughters. Being presented at Court and then a glittering marriage is her destiny. But in the summer of 1913, a devastating event changes her future forever, and puts the House of Ingham at risk. Life as the families of Cavendon Hall know it - Royal Ascot, supper dances, grouse season feasts - is about to alter beyond recognition as the storm clouds of war gather. Sweeping from the glamorous Edwardian era through to the catastrophic World War 1, Cavendon Hall is an unputdownable epic of two families who have been linked for centuries.

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Hard Cover

Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750540896

Published:

01-07-2015

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The Cavendon Luck

Author:

Barbara Taylor Bradford

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The great house of Cavendon Hall has stood on the Yorkshire moors for centuries. Two families, the aristocratic Inghams and the Swanns who serve them, have been bound by loyalty since the first stone was laid. But when war looms, the survival of the great Cavendon estate must rest with the Earl's eldest daughter, Daphne, and her sister-in-law Cecily Swann. As sons, husbands and brothers are called up to fight, the women of every background rise to meet the threat posed by Hitler. The Cavendon Luck has held for generations, but can it face the greatest threat of all?

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Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750544122

Published:

01-06-2017

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The Cavendon Women

Author:

Barbara Taylor Bradford

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On a summer weekend in 1926 the Ingham family gathers at Cavendon Hall, the great house in Yorkshire that has been their family home for centuries, summoned by the Earl. With them are the Swanns who have served the house for generations - and know all their secrets. Four young women from both sides of the house will be the ones to shape its future - Daphne, fighting to modernise the ancestral home; Swann, forging a path as a fashion designer in London; Deidre, the career girl, and Dulcie, the outspoken debutante. They will change the estate's future for good or ill.

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Genre:

Family Saga

ISBN:

9780750540889

Published:

01-09-2015

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