Irene Carr is posing a serious challenge for the crown vacated by Catherine Cookson
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
A splendid tale of jealousy, revenge and hard-won love
A warm-hearted yet gritty saga
'This novel has the clear ring of authenticity . . . the depth of the setting gives it its richness.'