Charlie - Lesley Pearse (Paperback)

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Charlie is the latest from bestselling author Lesley Pearse. Her family is threatened and only she can save it... When sixteen-year-old Charlie witnesses a brutal attack on her mother by two strangers she is shocked and terrified. But after talking to the police she realises that her father's business dealings can't be so innocent.

Product Details

Barcode
9780141046020
Department
Books
Released
25 Mar 1999
Supply Source
UK

Book

Author
Lesley Pearse
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Language
English
Number of Pages
704
Dimensions
199 x 130 x 45mm (430g)

Summary

From the international No.1 bestselling author Lesley Pearse, comes Charlie the compulsive page-turner. She has to protect her parents . . . even if they are keeping secrets.

Her family is threatened and only she can save it . . .

When sixteen-year-old Charlie witnesses a brutal attack on her mother by two strangers she is shocked and terrified. But after talking to the police she realises that her father's business dealings can't be so innocent.

With her father away it is left to Charlie to protect her mother. And somehow she must find out who wants to hurt her family - and why - without losing faith in her beloved parents.

Can she unravel the mysteries of the past that haunt her family? Or will the truth wreck everything she loves?

Santa Montefiore and Penny Vincenzi fans will swiftly fall for Lesley Pearse's spellbinding novels - you'll want to read them again and again . . .

'With characters it is impossible not to care about ... this is storytelling at its very best' Daily Mail

'Evocative, compelling' Sunday Express

'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 1
Fiction / Romance / Contemporary
BISAC Subject 2
Fiction / Contemporary Women
BISAC Subject 3
Fiction / Contemporary Women
BIC Classification 1
Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Library Subject 1
Teenage girls
Library Subject 2
Fiction
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.

Find out more about Lesley and keep up to date with what she's been doing:

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Review Quotes

From the international No.1 bestselling author Lesley Pearse, comes Charlie the compulsive page-turner. She has to protect her parents . . . even if they are keeping secrets.

Her family is threatened and only she can save it . . . * from the publisher's description * 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 * A heartwarming tale of the triumph of the human spirit * Woman and Home *