Now or Never

Now or Never : A moving saga of escapism and new beginnings

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When Maddie Ashman is tricked into giving up her baby for adoption she is utterly devastated. Her mother has convinced Maddie that she has no choice, as the child is illegitimate and the father has deserted her. But this is the final straw for Maddie and she knows she must leave home. It's now or never. But who can she to turn for help? Catching the train to Leicester, she goes in search of the one person who might take her in - even though she has no idea where they live. And when she gets a job in a funeral parlour she discovers that life is full of surprises - for love and laughter can be found in the most unlikely places!show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 106 x 178 x 28mm | 199.58g
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0747261229
  • 9780747261223
  • 1,148,923

Review quote

'Lynda Page creates strong characters and is a clever and careful storyteller... She has the stamina not to alienate you as a reader and to keep the story going on a constant flow of purpose and energy... A great writer who gives an authentic voice to Leicester... A formidable talent' LE1 'Filled with lively characters and compelling action' Books You'll be hooked from page one * Woman's Realm * 'Cookson/Cox aficionados who've missed her should grab this. Romantic and gripping' Peterborough Evening Telegraph 'If you want an enthralling saga read Lynda Page' Martina Cole In Lynda Page, we have an author who writes with skill and style; her characters are strongly drawn and thoroughly believable and her settings are just that little bit keeps the reader enthralled from start to finish. Mark my words, on this showing Leicester's Lynda Page is destined to share the limelight - and bestseller lists - with the likes of Catherine Cookson * Hull Daily Mail *show more

About Lynda Page

Lynda Page was born and brought up in Leicester. The eldest of four daughters, she left home at seventeen and has had a wide variety of office jobs. She now spends the majority of her time helping her daughter and writing her novels in the peace and tranquillity of her daughter's holiday park in Epworth, North Lincolnshire. Follow her on twitter @LyndaPage9 and like her Facebook page: Lynda Pageshow more

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292 ratings
4.31 out of 5 stars
5 54% (159)
4 30% (88)
3 10% (29)
2 3% (9)
1 2% (7)
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