Our Mary Ann
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|Format: ||Paperback, 416 pages|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 02 February 2004|
Mary Ann is illegitimate and life in 1905 is hard. It rapidly becomes worse when her new stepfather begins to interfere with her. Sent away at fifteen to bear his child she meets Gabriel Clough, who helps her escape to Blackpool after the birth. The Great War brings Mary Ann many new opportunities, and brings Gabriel back into her life. But circumstances mean they can never be together. It is not until her mother dies that Mary Ann returns to Lancashire, determined to uncover the secrets of her past. Then danger threatens both her and the child she thought she'd lost forever ...Will history repeat itself or will Mary Ann's courage win her the happiness she deserves?
About the Author
Anna Jacobs grew up in Lancashire and emigrated to Australia in 1973, but loves to return to England regularly to visit her family and soak up the history. She has two grown-up daughters and now lives with her husband in a spacious waterfront home. Often as she writes, dolphins frolic outside the window of her study. Inside, the house is crammed with thousands of books.
Anna Jacobs' new Lancashire saga tells the story of the last of the Kershaw sisters - the unexpected Mary Ann.
Praise for Anna Jacobs: 'another cracking read with a vivid insight into family relationships' - Coventry Evening Telegraph on Our Eva 'Catherine Cookson fans will cheer' -- Peterborough Evening Telegraph 'Anna Jacobs' books are deservedly popular. She is one of the best writers of Lancashire sagas around.' - Historical Novels Review 'An exciting book of immensely brilliant character portrayal and a great storyline' Bangor Chronicle on Our Eva
17.7 x 11.7 x 2.8 centimetres (0.16 kg)|
15+ years |