A beautiful historical novel of survival, love, and redemption
It is 1885 and Emma Grady has returned to her home town of Blackburn and been reunited with her lover Marlow. Now married, with a beautiful home, loving husband and wonderful son, she is still haunted by the past, unable to forget the cruelty of her uncle Caleb Crowther, who ignored her pleas to save her and her tragic first-born.
A feared local justice, Crowther curses his niece’s return, and sets out to destroy her anew, whilst also hounding Molly, her lost daughter. Born to a life of poverty, and deserted by her husband, Molly tries desperately to keep her three children fed and clothed. Contending with hunger, exhaustion and the unwelcome attentions of the men who are drawn to Molly’s dark beauty, their life is at times almost unbearable. But Molly has inherited Emma’s indomitable spirit.
The emotional conclusion to The Emma Grady Sagas is perfect for fans of Beatriz Williams and Lisa Wingate
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