Ribbon of Moonlight
By Margaret Kaine
A story of love and second chances, which ranges from '50s Staffordshire to Paris, and written by a prizewinning romantic writer.
When her beloved grandfather dies in 1958, Polly Merton is forced to share her home with a woman she scarcely knows: the mother who abandoned her. Sadie Merton, glamorous and selfish, has her own set of morals and Polly is appalled by her scandalous lifestyle. Ashamed and resentful, she takes refuge in her friends and her college studies.
Then Polly's love of France takes her to Paris . . .
Born and educated in Stoke-on-Trent, Margaret Kaine now lives in Leicester. Her short stories have been published in women`s magazines in Great Britain, Ireland, Australia, South Africa and Norway. She won the 2002 Romantic Novelists` Association/Reader`s Digest Of Love and Life New Writer`s Award and also the Society of Authors` Sagittarius Prize for her first novel, RING OF CLAY, published in 2002.
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18 Sep 2008
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'A touching and genuinely moving novel with a cast of brilliantly drawn characters.' — Maureen Lee, on ROSES FOR REBECCA
The spirit of a new age is beautifully captured. — Choice
'A complex, satisfying read' — Leicester Mercury, on RIBBON OF MOONLIGHT
a sensitive and well-crafted portrayal of a young unmarried girl . . . How true to life it seemed. A good read. — Historical Novels Review on ROSES FOR REBECCA
A riveting story, absorbingly told — Ireland on Sunday on ROSEMARY
A perfect novel . . . Kaine is great at conveying the tough times following the Second World War. Beth is an inspiring heroine, and readers will love her rise from rags to riches — Irish Tatler on RING OF CLAY
Kaine is a fantastic storyteller and has a knack for connecting with the reader and making her characters seem true to life — Woman's Way on ROSEMARY