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A Liverpool Secret

A Liverpool Secret

A heartwarming saga of family and friendship, duty and desire, perfect for fans of Maureen Lee and Lyn Andrews from storyteller Geraldine O'Neill

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ISBN 9781409166726
Barcode 9781409166726
Published 27 December 2018 by Orion Publishing
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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Author(s) By O'Neill, Geraldine
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ISBN-13 9781409166726
ISBN-10 1409166724
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Publisher Orion Publishing
Imprint Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Lt
Publication Date 27 December 2018
International Publication Date 13 December 2018
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By O'Neill, Geraldine
Category Modern Fiction
Romantic Fiction: Historical
Sagas
Family & Other Relationships: General
Number of Pages 384
Dimensions Width: 162mm
Height: 238mm
Spine: 34mm
Weight 610g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Liverpool England - Fiction - Social life and customs - 20th century, Dublin Ireland - Fiction - Social life and customs - 20th century
NBS Text Romance & Sagas
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 922707

Description of this Book

Can a chance meeting lead to fresh starts for Lillian and Blaise, or will hidden secrets threaten their new beginnings?Liverpool, 1925Fourteen-year-old Lillian Taylor has spent her childhood in a loveless orphanage after the death of her mother. When a well-dressed young woman claiming to be her aunt arrives and whisks her away to her large townhouse, Lillian hopes it signals a change in her fortunes. However there's more to Aunt Joan than meets the eye and when Joan discovers Lillian's budding romance with one of her co-workers she swiftly threatens his family. Events take a tragic turn when Joan becomes ill and reveals the secrets she's been keeping that will change Lillian's life forever.Ireland, 1954Best friends Blaise and Clodagh are packing their bags as they prepare for their new life training as nurses in England. Through a chance encounter, Blaise meets Lillian Taylor - a middle-aged woman struggling to look after her seasick grandson. After struggling with her duties at St Thomas's Hospital and feeling down on her luck, Blaise decides to look Lillian up. Starting over in Liverpool, she hopes that being a private nurse for Lillian's grandson will signal the fresh start she's been hoping for. But when a mysterious man appears one day, Blaise realises long-hidden skeletons are about to finally come out of the cupboard and truths revealed after all these years.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Geraldine O'Neill was born in Lanarkshire, Scotland, to Irish/Scottish parents. She has lived in County Offaly, Ireland, for the past ten years. She is married and has two children. In addition to writing, she works as a teacher for children with learning difficulties.

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