By Pearse, Lesley
Is it wicked to fake your death to escape a loveless and brutal marriage? Julia married a fisherman, knowing theirs would be a hard life together. But when he returns from the Great War shell-shocked and broken she discovers how hard and bitter life can truly be. Beaten down by h...er husband's anger as well as terrorised by his cruel mother, she longs to be free. So when a great storm sweeps through their village, demolishing houses and taking lives, Julia sees her chance to escape. Out in the world alone, surviving only by her wits and resourcefulness, Julia must become someone else. But soon she discovers that once you've done one wicked thing, it is easy to do another. And she begins to wonder whether she will ever do good again . . .Read more
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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 four grandchildren. Find out more about Lesley and keep up to date with what she's been doing- Follow her on Twitter @LesleyPearse Follow her on Facebook @LesleyPearseAuthor Sign up for her newsletter www.lesleypearse.com
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