Valerie Wood Fallen Angels

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After her dastardly husband Billy tries to sell her at a wife sale, Lily Fowler finds herself alone, frightened, and heavily pregnant on the streets of Hull. Her brave attempts to find work are futile, and when she is turned away from the workhouse and other such establishments for women in her "condition," Lily is forced to swallow her last iota of respectability and work in a brothel in Leadenhall Square. Unexpectedly, things begin to look up. Lily sees potential where others can only see destitution and ruin, and she soon forges strong relationships with the other women there. They are all good-hearted women who have fallen on hard times, and together, Lily and her "fallen angels" outwit the low-life brothel-keeper and work to turn the house in Leadenhall Square into something altogether more respectable. And before any of them know it, doors swing open, lost loves are recovered, and the happy endings none of them dared to dream of begin to materialize.

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Lily Fowler, shunned by society, is alone, frightened and heavily pregnant on the streets of Hull.When her attempts to find work are proved futile, her only option is to work as a madam in a brothel, where she finds unexpected solace in the company of the other women working there.Together they strive to leave these miserable times behind. Bound together by bonds far stronger than normal friendship, these fallen angels bid farewell to the slums, and to their very great surprise, doors swing open, lost loves are recovered and the happy endings that none of them dared to dream of begin to materialise. A gripping new novel by the bestselling winner of the Catherine Cookson Prize for fiction.

About the Author:

Valerie Wood is the author of Annie, Children of the Tide, The Doorstep Girls, Emily, Far From Home, Going Home, The Hungry Tide, The Kitchen Maid, Nobody's Child, Rosa’s Island, and The Songbird.

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