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Publisher's Summary

Set at the turn of the century, this is one of Catherine Cookson's most unusual novels, powerfully portraying a woman dangerously driven by desire and ambition.
©1995 Catherine Cookson (P)2014 Audible, Ltd
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Critic Reviews

"Humour, toughness, resolution and generosity are Cookson virtues.... In the specialised world of women's popular fiction, Cookson has created her own territory." (Helen Dunmore, The Times)
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5 out of 5 stars
By Toni L. on 03-19-18

Throughly enjoyable

This is a lovely book! Enjoyed it totally. Have been a Cookson reader many years and as always she delivered!!!

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4 out of 5 stars
By Christina on 10-29-17

Brilliantly Brings the characters alive!

enjoyable and warming story. narrator's performance was the best! a worthwhile bed time story. thrilling!

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4 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer on 12-07-16

has the appeal of a Cookson novel but slow to star

liked it but not as gripping as some of her novels. it was slow to start and the characters slow to develop.

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5 out of 5 stars
By bernadette starr on 06-14-18

I enjoyed this Book

The narrator was very enjoyable, and i really enjoyed listening to it. I listened many times.

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