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Pride of Lancashire

Pride of Lancashire

Carrie Preston is used to hard work – oldest of ten, with an incompetent mother and a drunken father, she struggles daily to find food for her siblings. But nothing could have prepared her for the day fate deals her family the cruelest of hands, rendering them more desperate than ever.

So when Eli Beckett offers Carrie a job at the Dragon pub, she grabs the opportunity with both hands. Things finally seem to be looking up for the Preston family, especially when they find out that Eli’s nephew is planning on building a brand new music room in the town. With the great cities of England alive to the sound of music halls, the locals of Hedderby are soon looking forward to their own place of celebration and merriment.

Yet not everyone shares this excitement, and some will stop at nothing in the pursuit of selfish gain . . .


What readers are saying about PRIDE OF LANCASHIRE

‘A brilliant book’ – 5 stars

‘Another fab book – thank you Anna Jacobs!’ – 5 stars

‘Really exciting, could not put it down. You feel the people are so real and you are there with them’ – 5 stars

‘Brilliant, I just love her books’ – 5 stars

‘Excellent, as always’ – 5 stars
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Sagas

On Sale: 16th January 2006

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9781848948822


Praise for Anna Jacobs:
Catherine Cookson fans will cheer
<i>Peterborough Evening Telegraph
Another cracking read with a vivid insight into family relationships
<i>Coventry Evening Telegraph</i> on OUR EVA
Sensitive and compelling
<i>Nuneaton Evening Telegraph</i> on OUR MARY ANN
Another magical Lancashire saga that will delight fans and newcomers alike
<i>Lancashire Evening Post</i> on OUR MARY ANN
Anna Jacobs' books are deservedly popular. She is one of the best writers of Lancashire sagas around
<i>Historical Novels Review</i>
Displays once more the great Anna Jacobs talent which makes her books unique and exciting
Joan Stockdale, <i>Bangor Chronicle</i> on TWOPENN