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One Quiet Woman

One Quiet Woman

From the beloved and bestselling Anna Jacobs’ comes a new Lancashire-based saga.

1930, Lancashire:
Leah Turner’s father has been killed in an accident at the laundry, and since her mother died years ago it falls to her to become sole provider for her little sister. But women’s wages are half those of men and pawning the few belongings she has left will only keep their vicious rent collector at bay for a few weeks, so even if she finds a job, they’ll lose their home.

Out of the blue Charlie Willcox, the local pawnbroker, offers her a deal. His brother Jonah, an invalid since being gassed in the Great War, needs a wife. Charlie thinks Leah would be perfect for the job.
The idea of a marriage of convenience doesn’t please Leah, but she finds Jonah agreeable enough and moving with him to the pretty hamlet of Ellindale may be the only chance of a better life for her sister.

But other people have plans for the remote Pennine valley, and the two sisters find themselves facing danger in their new life with Jonah. Can the three of them ever look to a brighter future?

(P)2017 Hodder & Stoughton Limited
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On Sale: 4th May 2017

Price: £19.99

ISBN-13: 9781473642966

Reviews

Anna Jacobs' books are deservedly popular. She is one of the best writers of Lancashire sagas around.
Historical Novels Review
A book of family, love, friendship and loyalty. *****
Stardust Book Reviews
Praise for Anna Jacobs
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I was gripped from the very first word on the very first page and I wasn't released until the last word on the last page . . . When I finished I felt like I had been through an emotional wringer. *****
Ginger Book Geek
[Anna Jacobs' books have an] impressive grasp of human emotions
The Sunday Times
[Anna Jacobs is] especially big on resourceful, admirable women. Great stuff!
Daily Mail
Praise for ONE QUIET WOMAN
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One of the most lovely and heartwarming books I have ever read! *****
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