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0755392442
Book:A rose among thorns; Rosie Goodwin:2010 A rose among thorns; Rosie Goodwin
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Author: Goodwin, Rosie
Year: 2010
Language: English
Type: Book
Class Number: F
Publisher: Headline, 2010
Physical or Electronic: Physical
ISBN: 0755392442
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Year: 2005
Language: English
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Book:Whispers:2012
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Year: 2012
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Headline
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Originally published: 2011 The old manor house has stood empty for years, left to rot since the last master of the Fenton family died. Until Jess Beddows steps inside, and feels she has come home. Against her family's wishes, she buys the house, promising to bring it back to life.
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This is yet another brilliant book by Rosie Goodwin, story involves the past and present and very di
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Large print:The lost soul:2011
Author: Goodwin, Rosie
Year: 2011
Language: English
Type: Large print
Publisher: Magna
Physical or Electronic: Physical
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Book:The mill girl:2015
Author: Goodwin, Rosie
Year: 2015
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Corsair
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Originally published: 2014 Life is tough on the cobbled backstreet courtyards of Bermuda Village, Warwickshire, in the 1840s: boys are destined for the pit and girls for the mill. Despite this, Maryann is happy there - until her mother dies, leaving Maryann to cope with everything, exhausted and lonely. Then Maryann is offered a lifeline: a job as nanny to the daughter of the mill owner, Wesley Marshall. Though the house is filled with secrets and heartache, there is kindness too, and to Maryann's surprise she grows close to Marshall.
433 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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Large print:A mother's shame:2014
Author: Goodwin, Rosie
Year: 2014
Language: English
Type: Large print
Publisher: Magna
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Originally published: London: Canvas, 2013 On the outskirts of Nuneaton stands Hatters Hall, a dark forbidding place, once a home for the mentally insane. On a rainy dismal day in 1857, Maria Mundy arrives at Hatters Hall, not as an inmate but as a worker. There she is ordered to care for Isabelle Montgomery, the daughter of an influential land owner, and as their lives became entwined the life Maria had known is destined to change for all time.
495 pages (large print) (hbk)
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Large print:The misfit:2014
Author: Goodwin, Rosie
Year: 2014
Language: English
Type: Large print
Publisher: Magna
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Originally published: London: Headline, 2012 Rebecca's adopted, but her new father can't warm to her, and her mother can't succeed in turning her into the princess she longs for. When her adoptive mother dies, her aunt takes her in, and soon Rebecca's life is worse than ever. She longs to escape to the circus that visits her town - but will she ever find happiness?
433 pages (large print) (hbk)
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Large print:Dilly's hope:2017
Author: Goodwin, Rosie
Year: 2017
Language: English
Type: Large print
Publisher: Magna
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Standard print edition originally published: London: Corsair, 2016 Hardworking widow Dilly Carey has struggled out of poverty to make a successful life for herself. Surrounded by her children and grandchildren, Dilly should be content, but she is still troubled by the one secret she must never share. Olivia, the daughter Dilly gave away at birth, cannot find out the real truth about her parentage. It's time for Dilly to make her peace with the choice that she was forced to make. As Dilly finds the strength and courage to visit her son's grave on the battlefields of the Great War, will she also find a way to a new happiness - and a new love?
454 pages (large print) ; 24 cm (hbk)
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Large print:Dilly's sacrifice:2016
Author: Goodwin, Rosie
Year: 2016
Language: English
Type: Large print
Publisher: Magna
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Standard print edition originally published: London: Corsair, 2015 Dilly is devastated. With her husband unable to work and four children already at home, they cannot afford to feed their new-born baby. Heartbroken, she heads into the night to deliver her baby girl to the Farthing family at the big house. Having just lost their own daughter to measles, the Farthings adopt the baby and offer Dilly a lifeline: a job as a maid. This act of desperation will change the lives of both families irrevocably - and the onset of WWI even more so. Sons are taken, love is declared, hearts are broken and terrible acts are committed. Through it all, Dilly does everything she can to preserve her family. But when the chance for true love finally comes, will she choose family over her own happiness?
492 pages (large print) ; 24 cm (hbk)
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Book:Home front girls:2013
Author: Goodwin, Rosie
Year: 2013
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Canvas
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Dotty, Lucy and Annabelle all turn up for work at Coventry's department store Owen Owen at the same time as war is declared. Dotty has never known a life outside of the orphanage where she grew up. Lucy is the sole carer of her little sister; she's head of the home now that her brother has gone to war. So she seeks out a job at Owen Owen. Annabelle has led a life of privilege but everyone's having to pinch the pennies at the moment. The well-off are no exception, much to Annabelle's annoyance. As the trials and devastating effects of war come to bear on the three women, their bond deepens.
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Book:The maid's courage:2017
Author: Goodwin, Rosie
Year: 2017
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Corsair
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Originally published: 2016 Ginny is devastated by the death of her mother, her two little brothers and her sister. On top of that her father is imprisoned for murder, leaving Ginny and little brother Charlie without a home. With nowhere else to turn, she remembers her father's last words - that she can ask the housekeeper of Lamp Hill Hall for help. Soon, Ginny is employed as a laundry maid. However, her beauty and grace mean that she catches the eye of the house's mistress, who raises her up to play lady's maid to the difficult and demanding Miss Diana. With Charlie sickly and in the workhouse, it will take all her strength of heart and courage to bring her family together again.
471 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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