Set in the 1840s in the Lancashire coalfields, this is the story of two women who love the same man. Heiress Nella Fielden sets her heart on Jonas Townley and marries him, but his heart belongs to Nella's protegee Leah, a lowly miner's daughter. Tragedy follows when Nella learns she has a rival.
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Audrey Howard was born in Liverpool in 1929. Before she began to write she had a variety of jobs, among them hairdresser, model, shop assistant, cleaner and civil servant. In 1981 she wrote the first of her novels when she was out of work and living in Australia. There are now more than twenty, and her fourth, The Juniper Bush, won the Boots Romantic Novel of the Year Award in 1988. She now divides her time between her childhood home, St Anne's on Sea, Lancashire, and a home in the Yorkshire Dales.Review:
Howard's timeless story of love and betrayal is sure to enchant her army of loyal readers * Lancashire Evening Post on PAINTED HIGHWAY * A fast-moving glorious story . . . The story twists and turns. As ever, Audrey Howard treats us to lovely details . . . It is so sad, sweet and lively too . . . Another true gem. * North Wales Chronicle on WHISPERS ON THE WATER * A compelling and well-paced tale * Coventry Evening Telegraph on A FLOWER IN SEASON * This saga is, like all of Audrey Howard's books, compelling and memorable . . . a joy to read. * The Historical Novels Review on A PLACE CALLED HOPE * Poignant and well plotted, this is the book to curl up with to shut out troubles * Women's Realm on BEYOND THE SHINING WATER * Her thousands of fans recognise the artistry of a true storyteller * Lancashire Life *
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Book Description Hodder & Stoughton, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110340639725
Book Description Hodder & Stoughton, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Brand New!. Bookseller Inventory # VIB0340639725