Rosie - Lesley Pearse (Paperback)

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Without a mother, Rosie is at the mercy of her father and thuggish brothers. Then one day a friend comes to the farm in the form of cockney housekeeper Heather Farley. But soon enough Heather vanishes, abandoning Rosie to her fate.

Product Details

Barcode
9780141046013
Department
Books
Released
5 Mar 1998
Supply Source
UK

Book

Author
Lesley Pearse
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Language
English
Number of Pages
640
Dimensions
198 x 127 x 40mm (446g)

Summary

Rosie is a compelling novel by the bestselling author Lesley Pearse.

Her brutal, violent family will be the death of her . . .
Without a mother, Rosie is at the mercy of her father and thuggish brothers. Then one day a friend comes to the farm in the form of cockney housekeeper Heather Farley.

But soon enough Heather vanishes, abandoning Rosie to her fate. Only when Thomas Farley comes to find his sister several years later, does Rosie learn the terrible truth about Heather - and her family.
Running away from home, she finds herself pursued by the man who brought ruin on her family. Is he out to get her too? Or could he have some other reason for chasing her?

Lesley Pearse, author of the UK and international best-sellers Stolen and Belle, tells a captivating and powerful story of family and secrets in her compelling novel Rosie. If you like Susan Lewis, you'll love Lesley Pearse.

Praise for Lesley Pearse:
'With characters it is impossible not to care about ... this is storytelling at its very best' Daily Mail

'Lose yourself in this epic saga' Bella

'An emotional and moving epic you won't forget in a hurry' Woman's Weekly

Fiction

General Subject
Fiction
BISAC Subject 2
Fiction / Sagas
BISAC Subject 3
Fiction / Contemporary Women
BISAC Subject 4
Fiction / Sagas
BISAC Subject 5
Fiction / Contemporary Women
BIC Classification 1
Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Library Subject 1
Fathers and daughters
Library Subject 2
Fiction
Library Subject 3
Housekeepers
Dewey Classification
823.914
Readership
General (US: Trade)

Author Bio

Lesley Pearse was told as a child that she had too much imagination for her own good. When she grew up she worked her way through a number of jobs, including nanny, bunny girl, dressmaker and full-time mother, before, at the age of forty-nine, settling upon a career that would allow her gifts to blossom: she became a published writer. Lesley lives in Devon and has three daughters and three grandchildren.

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Review Quotes

With characters it is impossible not to care about, this is storytelling at its very best * Daily Mail * An emotional and moving epic you won't forget in a hurry * Woman's Weekly *