Her Mother's Secret

Her Mother's Secret

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Lettie Hargreaves wants more than her simple, uncomplicated life with her grandmother can provide. She longs for excitement and love and she's determined to make something of herself.

There is something about Lettie's mother that Ivy has kept hidden from her granddaughter, something that would shatter her world. So when Lettie suggests going into service for the ailing Lady Laughton, Ivy knows she must do something to stop it.

Feeling stifled and confused, Lettie chooses a different path that offers her the chance at love and of the life she so craves. But she is still the same strong-minded young woman and her ambition may do more harm than good as she is entirely unaware of the secrets her actions will uncover.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 141 x 198 x 30mm | 312g
  • Sphere
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0751554308
  • 9780751554304
  • 199,520

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She writes with authority, skill and confidence--Elizabeth Gill, author of The Secret Gritty and realistic . . . A very satisfying read--Anne Bennett, author of If You Were the Only Girl Hard-hitting and powerful . . . Catherine King has written a first-rate novel--Maureen Lee, author of After the War is Over A powerful and page-turning saga--Dee Williams, author of Sunshine After Rain
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About Catherine King

Catherine King was born in Rotherham, South Yorkshire. A search for her roots - her father, grandfather and great-grandfather all worked with coal, steel or iron - and an interest in local industrial history provided inspiration for her stories. Catherine wrote ten novels, including A Sister's Courage and Her Mother's Secret. Her second novel, Silk and Steel, was shortlisted for the Romantic Novel of the Year award.

Catherine sadly passed away in 2015.
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50 ratings
4.18 out of 5 stars
5 44% (22)
4 36% (18)
3 14% (7)
2 6% (3)
1 0% (0)
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