Stay as Sweet as You Are

Stay as Sweet as You Are : A heart-warming family saga of hope and escapism

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With the face of an angel and a sunny nature, Lucy Mellor is a daughter any parent would be proud of. But Lucy only knows cruelty from the woman who brought her into the world. Her father, Bob, is the one shining light in her life. He tries to protect her, but he is no match for the devious wife who gives him no peace of mind and has no love for his daughter. The walls of the house are thin and Ruby Mellor's angry attacks on Lucy can be heard by their neighbours. One day, Irene Pollard decides she must do something, and she takes the girl under her wing. And two doors up, Mrs Aggie and her seafaring son, Titch, enrich Lucy's life with their sense of fun. But Lucy she still craves a mother's love...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 110 x 174 x 36mm | 299.38g
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0747261113
  • 9780747261117
  • 723,782

About Joan Jonker

Joan Jonker was born and bred in Liverpool. She led a rich and varied life and was devoted to her family. Before writing novels, she worked tirelessly for the charity-run organisation Victims of Violence which she founded in 1976. Sadly, Joan died in 2006, but she is remembered fondly by her family and friends and her multitude of fans.show more

Rating details

123 ratings
4.26 out of 5 stars
5 55% (68)
4 21% (26)
3 19% (23)
2 4% (5)
1 1% (1)
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