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The Fall and Rise of Lucy Charlton

The Fall and Rise of Lucy Charlton (Paperback)

By Gill, Elizabeth

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1920, Durham. Since she was a child, Lucy Charlton has dreamed of working with her father in the family solicitor's firm. But a scandal shatters her dreams and, when her father disowns her, she finds herself on the streets, fighting for survival. Joe Hardy has returned to London ...after the Great War to find his life in tatters - his father is dead and his pregnant fiancee has disappeared. Then Joe learns he's unexpectedly inherited an old river house in Durham from a stranger called Margaret Lee. With nothing left for him in London, he makes arrangements to travel north and claim it. Lucy's determination has finally secured her a job as a legal secretary, campaigning for the rights of the poorest in society. As Joe arrives in her office to collect the keys to his new home, she promises to help him uncover information about his mystery benefactor. But before long, the past comes back to haunt them both, with shocking consequences...
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ISBN 9781780878492
Released NZ 1 Mar 2014
Publisher Quercus Publishing Plc
Format Paperback
Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks

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ISBN-13 9781780878492
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
Publisher Quercus Publishing Plc
Imprint Quercus Publishing
Released 1 Mar 2014
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Gill, Elizabeth
Category Historical Fiction
Number of Pages 400
Dimensions Width: 125mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 34mm
Dewey Code 823.92
Weight 314g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Fiction, Inheritance and succession, Secrecy, Manners and customs, Durham (England) - Social life and customs
NBS Text Historical & Mythological Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade