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    • ISBN:9781473659421
    • Publication date:04 May 2017

The Dinner Lady

By Sally Worboyes

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A gripping family saga from Sally Worboyes, author of Wild Hops and Docker's Daughter.

A gripping family saga from Sally Worboyes, author of Wild Hops and Docker's Daughter.

Years ago, Patsy Hemmingway gave her son up to his natural father Jack and his wife Laura because a baby didn't fit into her lifestyle. But now Jac is six years old and Patsy is on her own. Cunning and ruthless, she is laying plans to get her boy back . . .

Jac is fiercely loved and protected by his parents, and by his half-sister, Kay. Blissfully unaware of Patsy's schemes, the Armstrongs have other concerns - such as Kay's marriage to the handsome, high-flying Steve and setting up home as lady of leisure. But Kay has the added distraction of Zacchi, her gypsy boyfriend from the past, igniting passions and turning her world upside down.

Meanwhile, the warning signs about Jac go unnoticed - and it's going to take every bit of the Armstrong strength of character and resourcefulness to tackle the obstacles ahead . . .

Biographical Notes

Sally Worboyes was born and grew up in Stepney with four brothers and a sister, and she brings some of the raw history of her own family background to her East End sagas. She now lives in Norfolk with her husband, with whom she has three grown-up children. She has written several plays which have been broadcast on Anglia Television and Radio Four. She also adapted her own play and novel, WILD HOPS, as a musical, The Hop Pickers.

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  • ISBN: 9781473659438
  • Publication date: 24 Aug 2017
  • Page count: 352
  • Imprint: Hodder Paperbacks
Sizzles with passion — Guardian on WILD HOPS
A rich, vivid, three-dimensional, gutsy and sexy narrative which has you turning the pages into the early hours — Eastern Daily Press on WILD HOPS
Unbridled passions run riot — Daily Mail
She brings the East End to life — Barbara Windsor
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