All That Glitters

All That Glitters

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In 1939, Haydn Powell returns to his native Pontypridd as a star for the summer season. It is his dream come true, but is soon soured when he finds his family divided. Haydn seeks consolation with the theatre crowd, but is also drawn to Jane, a young waif lodging with his family. But Jane is haunted by poverty and burdened by bitter secrets. Then there is Haydn's childhood sweetheart, Jenny, who is determined to win him back. She tries to make him jealous by flirting with his brother, the hot-headed boxer Eddie. But it is Jenny's reckless pursuit of her own ends that creates a dangerous tension in a town already braced for war ...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 112 x 168 x 28mm | 222.26g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752877828
  • 9780752877822
  • 1,559,253

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"This book will keep the reader engrossed up until the end." - "Daily Mail "From the Paperback edition.
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Fourth in the Hearts of Gold series set in 1939, in the golden twilight of touring variety shows.
Haydn Powell has always dreamt of fame, and his dream comes true when he returns to his native Pontypridd as a star. But top billing is little consolation when he finds his family hopelessly divided. "From the Paperback edition.
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About Catrin Collier

Catrin Collier was born and brought up in Pontypridd. She worked in Europe and America before returning to her native Wales. She now lives on the Gower Peninsula near Swansea, with her family.
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4 33% (30)
3 8% (7)
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1 1% (1)
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