The Astonishing Return of Norah Wells

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9780751554205: The Astonishing Return of Norah Wells

One ordinary morning, Norah walked out of her house on Willoughby Street and never looked back. Six years later, she returns to the home she walked away from only to find another woman in her place. Fay held Norah's family together after she disappeared, she shares a bed with Norah's husband and Norah's youngest daughter calls Fay 'Mummy'. Now that Norah has returned, everyone has questions. Where has she been? Why did she leave? And why is she back? As each member of the family tries to find the answers they each need, they must also face up to the most pressing question of all - what happens to The Mother Who Stayed when The Mother Who Left comes back? From the author of What Milo Saw, comes this powerful, emotional and perceptive novel about what it takes to hold a family together and what you're willing to sacrifice for the ones you love.

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Virginia Macgregor was brought up in Germany, France and England by a mother who never stopped telling stories. From the moment she was old enough to hold a pen, Virginia set about writing her own, often late into the night. She was named after two great women, Virginia Wade and Virginia Woolf, in the hope she would be a writer and a tennis star. She never did become a tennis player but her dream of becoming a writer has come true - What Milo Saw, her first novel, was published to rave reviews. The Return of Norah Wells is her second novel. Keep in touch with Virginia on Twitter (@virginiawrites), or via her website www.virginiamacgregor.com.

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I couldn't put this insightful, compelling novel down Woman & Home Such a deeply satisfying doorstop of a novel Sarra Manning, Red magazine One to watch ... a touching look at the meaning of motherhood Good Housekeeping An emotional family story ... written with plenty of heart Sunday Mirror An emotional and powerful family drama **** Heat An insightful look at modern family life ... original ... layered and lyrical Irish Independent Beautifully written and thought-provoking, this is a brilliant read Sun Powerful Fabulous magazine A novel so engaging and powerful you'll want to read it in one gluttonous sitting ... a novel that should be cherished and savoured ... one to watch Press Association

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