The House on Lonely Street

The House on Lonely Street : A completely gripping saga of friendship, tragedy and escape

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If you love the novels of Kitty Neale and Donna Douglas, don't miss Lyn Andrews' Sunday Times bestseller THE HOUSE ON LONELY STREET.For Katherine Donovan the slums of Dublin are a lonely place. Her father, a pawnbroker, is the most hated man in the district, and Katherine an outcast. Her only friend is tiny Ceppi Healy, underfed, irrepressible and, the youngest in a neglected family of eight, as much an emotional orphan as eighteen-year-old Katherine. Then, one night, the unthinkable happens. Katherine's father is murdered, a victim of local revenge for an act of cruelty even she couldn't have anticipated. Fearing for her life, Katherine flees, taking with her the desperate young Ceppi. Liverpool is her longed-for haven and, with the last of her father's money, she rents a lodging house in a street decimated by the sinking of the Titanic. But, far from finding a refuge for herself and little girl she promised to protect, she realises she has put them into the path of terrible danger...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 110 x 184 x 28mm | 222.26g
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0747263663
  • 9780747263661
  • 724,223

About Lyn Andrews

Lyn Andrews was born in Liverpool in 1944; her father Joseph was killed on D-Day just nine months later. Lyn was brought up in Liverpool and became a secretary before she married and gave birth to triplets. Once the children had gone to school Lyn began writing, and her first novel was quickly accepted for publication. She has since written over thirty books, many of them Sunday Times bestsellers. Lyn lives on the Isle of Man, but spends many weeks of the year back on Merseyside, seeing her children and grandchildren.www.lynandrewsbooks.co.ukwww.facebook.com/LynAndrewsBooksTwitter: @LynSagaAuthorshow more

Review quote

Katherine is a lonely outcast in the Dublin slums during the late 1900s for her pawnbroker father is the most hated man in the district. After he is murdered in the unrest surrounding the dockers' strike, she flees to Liverpool with her father's money and her only friend, eight-year-old Ceppi. Using the money she rents a lodging house but discovers that one of her tenants is a murderer who threatens her safety and that of the little girl she promised to protect.show more

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201 ratings
4.07 out of 5 stars
5 44% (89)
4 28% (57)
3 19% (38)
2 8% (16)
1 0% (1)
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