Pride of Lancashire
WINNER OF THE AUSTRALIAN ROMANTIC BOOK OF THE YEAR 2006
Carrie Preston is used to hard work – oldest of ten, with an incompetent mother and a drunken father, she struggles to find food for the younger children. But nothing could have prepared her for the day fate deals her family the cruellest of hands, rendering the Prestons more helpless and desperate than ever.
In a harsh world, small acts of kindness can bring great hope –Eli Beckett’s offer of a job at the Dragon pub promises a better future for Carrie, especially as Eli’s uncle has offered his nephew some spare land to build a music room.
With the great cities of England beginning to come alive to the sound of music halls, the locals of Hedderby are soon looking forward to their own place of celebration and merriment. Yet not everyone in the town shares this excitement, and some will stop at nothing in the pursuit of selfish gain...
‘Pride of Lancashire’ is available for sale in the UK and all Commonwealth countries. If your local bookshop doesn’t stock it, you can ask them to order it for you. Indeed, all Anna Jacobs’ paperbacks are still regularly reprinted and can be ordered.
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