Following a mining accident, Eve and her sisters are left orphaned and homeless. After nights of sleeping rough, they arrive at Gateshead for the Michaelmas fair. When all seems lost, Caleb Travis, a young innkeeper, takes pity on them. Eve works tirelessly at the inn to repay Caleb's kindness. She finds herself falling in love with Caleb, but he only has eyes for Mary. When tragic events force her to leave the inn and make a new life for herself, Caleb realises that the woman he has loved all along may be lost to him forever
|Publisher||Soundings Audio; 2008|
ABOVE THE HARVEST MOON
As the Depression hits the north of England, Hannah Casey's life is turned upside down. Since her father's death, Hannah and her mother Miriam have lived with her aunt and uncle - but as Hannah's beauty develops, she catches her uncle's roaming eye. Escaping to her friend Naomi's house whenever she can, Hannah is always made to feel welcome, and she begins to court Naomi's handsome brother Adam. But when she finally flees from home, it is the taciturn Jake, Naomi's older half-brother, who shines through as her protector...
ALWAYS I'LL REMEMBER
It's 1939 and Abigail Vickers, meets James Benson and they both fall completely in love, but her dominant and selfish mother, Nora, is jealous of Abby's beauty and success. When war breaks out, all their lives change forever. Abby begins to wonder if she will ever find happiness. Only time will tell if there are better days ahead...
BEYOND THE VEIL OF TEARS
When her beloved parents are tragically killed, fifteen-year-old Angeline is given into the care of her uncle. Naive and innocent, Angeline is easy prey for the handsome and ruthless Oswald Golding. But on her wedding night, Angeline enters a nightmare from which there is no awakening. On learning she is expecting a child, Angeline makes plans to run away, but then tragedy takes over . . .
THE MOST PRECIOUS THING
It's 1925, and when Carrie's sister Renee marries Walter Sutton, Carrie is delighted, for the two families have always been close. But an incident on the eve of the wedding leaves Carrie pregnant and desperately ashamed of the secret she now carries. When Harry Sutton, who has always loved Carrie, discovers her plight, he volunteers to marry her. But their secret will inevitably come out and there is much heartache ahead before Carrie can finally be happy and content with the man she loves.
THE RAINBOW YEARS
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REACH FOR TOMORROW
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SKYLARKS AT SUNSET
Hope is just a child when she's orphaned, and as she grows up her dream is always to have a family of her own. When she meets and falls in love with Daniel Fallow, son of a successful businessman, she's quick to accept his proposal of marriage. But tragedy is just around the corner, and worse is to come when war is declared in 1939.
SNOWFLAKES IN THE WIND
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THE URCHIN'S SONG
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