A Penny A Day
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A Penny A Day

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April Grove and Burracombe characters are linked in this touching Lilian Harry novel.It is December 1952. A wedding is being planned in April Grove, Portsmouth, and Jess and Frank Budd want to bring together all their friends and neighbours. They even invite Stella Simmons and her sister Maddy, who now live in the Devonshire village of Burracombe.Dan and Ruth Hodges attend, together with Dan's son Sammy, who immediately falls in love with his childhood playmate Maddy. But Stephen Napier, son of the Squire of Burracombe, proves a strong rival and Maddy is not yet ready to make such a momentous decision about her life. Meanwhile, Ruth's niece Lizzie and her husband Alec seem to have overcome the problems they encountered when Alec returned from the POW camp which almost broke him. But their happiness is threatened when a face from Lizzie's past reappears in her life and turns everything upside down.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 128 x 198 x 28mm | 222.26g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752882961
  • 9780752882963
  • 311,411

Review quote

'Careful research has been combined with the author's own vivid memories of the period, giving a sense of authenticity entwined within a story that's both heart-warming and entertaining.'--Best of Britishshow more

About Lilian Harry

Lilian Harry grew up in Gosport, on the shores of Portsmouth Harbour, and now lives on the edge of Dartmoor with two miniature schnauzers who allow her just enough room on the sofa. She is a keen bellringer and walker, and enjoys taking part in village life. Her daughter and two grandchildren live nearby. Follow Lilian on Twitter @LilianHarry or visit www.orionbooks.co.uk to find out more.show more

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30 ratings
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4 30% (9)
3 10% (3)
2 0% (0)
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