Annie Groves was the creation of the much-loved writer, Penny Halsall, who died in 2011. Penny was born and lived in the north-west of England all of her life and the Annie Groves novels drew on her family's history, picked up from listening to her grandmother's stories as a child. Penny's legacy of heart-warming and uplifting novels lives on through writers Jenny Shaw and Sheila Riley.
Praise for Annie Groves: `Heartwrenching and uplifting in equal measure - a tragic indictment of what can happen when you swap passion for duty. Roll on the sequel!' Take a Break `A stirring and heartrending family saga...Against a backdrop of change when the suffragette movement was coming to the fore, the choices and dreams of a generation of women combine to create this passionate story' Liverpool Daily Post `Written from the heart' My Weekly `An engrossing story' My Weekly