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Jailbird's Daughter

ebook / ISBN-13: 9781444717938

Price: £6.99

ON SALE: 19th July 2012

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Sagas

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Alison Grant is just five when her father is sent to prison for murder. Taunted at school for being a jailbird’s daughter, then abandoned by her mother, she goes to live with her grandmother. She tells her only new friend that her mother is dead and her father is a ship’s captain. It is the beginning of a new life of lies and deception, which continues after her grandmother’s death. Alison begins to dream of owning a chain of cafés and becoming a lady. But her family’s shaming secret will come back to haunt her once more.

Reviews

A warm-hearted yet gritty saga
<i>Paisley Daily Express</i> on LOVERS MEETING
Irene Carr knows the world she recreates in her tales and it shows in the detail . . . Lovers of North East sagas won't be disappointed
<i>Newcastle Evening Chronicle</i> on EMILY
A splendid tale of jealousy, revenge and hard-won love
<i>Bolton Evening News</i> on FANCY WOMAN
Irene Carr is posing a serious challenge for the crown vacated by Catherine Cookson
<i>Sunderland Echo</i> on KATY'S MEN
In the tradition of Catherine Cookson, strong on plot and character
<i>Sunderland Echo</i> on EMILY