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Nora Kay



Nora Kay was born in Northumberland but she and her family lived for many years in Dundee. She now lives in Aberdeen.
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Beth

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Growing up in the idyllic seaside town of Sandyneuk on Scotland's east coast, Beth Brown and Caroline Parker-Munro become best friends despite the difference in their backgrounds. And when Beth is abandoned by her missionary parents, it is Caroline's family that takes her in, and Caroline who protects her from the ill-feeling of her more class-conscious relations. Beth grows up to be a beauty and finds her friendship with Caroline threatened when the two girls fall in love with the same man. Adrian Scott-Hamilton fancies himself in love with Beth, but plans to marry Caroline for her wealth and position. A plan which can only lead to heartache . . .

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Gift of Love

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Tina

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Lost Dreams

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Legacy of Shame

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When Kate McPherson is only ten years old, she loses both her mother and her home. The man she knew as 'Uncle Edwin' has no place in his heart or life for his dead mistress's little girl. Kate becomes the ward of her aunt Sarah, her father's sister - a stern woman who tells Kate the full story of her mother's shame. Edwin Hamilton-Harvey was not the first man Kate's mother loved without benefit of marriage. When he came back from World War I and married her mother, Edwin already had a wife, Ruth. So begins a strange relationship between the orphaned girl and two women who ought to hate her. For both Sarah and Ruth McPherson, Kate becomes a cherished surrogate daughter. But tragedy strikes when Kate falls in love with Roddy Hamilton-Harvey, the son of the man who once rejected her.The Bradford Telegraph and Argus loved this book: 'If you enjoy Cookson you will love this.'

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Fall From Grace

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Cuckoo In The Nest

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When Linda Chalmers hears her best friend from college has died her whole life changes forever. She finds herself the guardian of precocious fifteen-year old Jennifer. Ignoring her mother Kirsty's warnings and her family's reluctance Linda brings the young girl back with her to Dundee to prevent her being sent to a foster home. She believes Jennifer to be a victim of her past and is determined to ensure that she is made to feel welcome in her family. The rest of the family are unsure what to make of the sullen girl thrown into their midst. When Jennifer shows that she has no intention of settling for the lifestyle set out for her, tensions begin to rise. Spoilt, selfish and beautiful, dreaming of wealth and fame, Jennifer won't let anything, or anyone, stand in her way. She can only cause heartbreak for herself and those who have taken this cuckoo into their nest.

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Best Friends

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Fiery Agnes Boyd and quiet, motherless Rachel Donaldson have been best friends since their Dundee schooldays. Both girls are determined to escape from the poverty their families endure. Thwarted in her ambition to become a teacher, Rachel goes to work as a maid - in the Perthshire home of her mother's estranged family. Soon she finds herself irresistibly drawn to the handsome village doctor, Peter McGregor. Who seems to be beyond her reach . . . Agnes too becomes a housemaid, but she is determined to marry for money and status, not for love. So why can't she forget about young Tommy Kingsley?

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A Woman of Spirit

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Susan MacFarlane had only a few months with David Cameron, but in tht time he taught her the power of passionate love - its rewards and its punishments. Then she returned to her duty: marriage to a man who could run the family's paper mill, the mill she loved and understood but could not have for herself. Trapped in a loveless marriage with only her children to console her, her ambition and her ability thwarted by the conventions of her time, Susan seems destined to finish her life without ever knowing again the heady excitement of her brief time of freedom. Then David Cameoron comes back to Glasgow. Rich now, ready to avenge the slights of his youth. And the implacable enemy of Susan's family. . . The Bolton Evening News loved this book: 'A rich and rewarding tale.'

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For Better, For Worse

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